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  • SDS Options - Personal Assistant, St Andrews (SDS/KR3/276497)

    Created: 04/03/2024
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Post: Personal Assistant
    Job reference: SDS/KR3/276497
    Salary: £13.00 per hour
    Hours: 3.5 per week (Sunday 12-2pm and 7-8.30pm). Timings may be negotiated. Holiday cover is also available. 
    Contract: Permanent
    Location: St Andrews


    SDS Options is supporting their client to recruit for a personal assistant. The client is a 39-year-old female who has severe ME and allergies. She is looking for assistance to support her to build a routine and encourage her to try new things.

    Initially she is confined to her bed and needs help to transfer to bathroom from a wheelchair etc but can transfer herself so only requires supervision. With various health needs, their client requires understanding and sensitivity to building a connection and trust whilst undertaking tasks.

    Their client would prefer an afternoon and evening visit as she has sleep issues but she is happy to discuss this further with the right candidate.

    Applicants must have a caring attitude, have a good sense of humour, be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work. Happy to discuss the breakdown of hours and split these if preferred.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Provision of personal care
    • Meal prep, shopping assistance and cooking
    • Assisting client to have a wash down, bath, change clothes
    • Light housekeeping
    • Medication assistance

    About you

    Female applicants only, please. Due to the personal care elements of this role, and occupational requirement applies. This is permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

    PVG required - this role requires an enhanced check through PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups).

    You must be kind, caring and have a good sense of humour.

    How to apply

    To apply for this post please submit a copy of your CV quoting the job reference number above by:

    E-mail: [email protected]

    Post: SDS Options (Fife), DPHS Fife, Caledonia House, Pentland Park, Saltire Centre, Glenrothes, Fife, KY6 2AQ.

    SDS Options Fife is advertising this vacancy on behalf of their client and are not the employer and cannot endorse any applicant and/or employer.

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