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  • SDS Options - Personal Assistant, sleepover (SDS/JB/270937)

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

    Post: Personal Assistant 
    Job reference: SDS/JB/270937
    Salary: £10.90 per hour
    Hours: 24.5 per week. The hours include 1x 24.5 hour shift (10.00am - 10.30am the following day inclusive of a sleepover). Opportunity of overtime to cover other team members' absence.
    Contract: Permanent
    Location: Dunfermline


    SDS Options is supporting their client to recruit a female personal assistant to join her team. Their client has cerebral palsy and lives in her own home and is looking for support to assist her with all aspects of personal care and living independently. She has her own mobility vehicle and for reasons of insurance, applicants must be aged 25 or over.

    She has a good sense of humour, enjoys visiting friends, days out, the theatre, creative writing, watching TV and listening to music whilst on her computer and also attends a drama group. She also has two cats which are a big part of her life.

    You must like animals, especially cats, be able to work on your own initiative, have a good sense of humour, be kind, honest, caring and loyal.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • All aspects of personal care
    • Food preparation and assisting with eating and drinking
    • General household duties as per any family home including feeding cats and cleaning litter tray
    • Shopping
    • Accompanying on trips our either by car or public transport

    About you

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

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

    Essential Requirements: Driving licence and aged over 25 years for mobility car insurance purposes. Like cats. Non-smoker preferred. Kind, caring and a good sense of humour.

    How to apply

    To apply for this post please submit a copy of your CV and a covering letter telling our client about yourself by e-mail to [email protected]

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

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