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  • SDS Options - Personal Assistant, Dunfermline (SDS/EMC/302322)

    Created: 19/03/2024
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Post: Personal Assistant
    Job Reference: SDS/EMC/302322
    Hours: 4 per week, worked flexibly in agreement with the employer in advance
    Contract: Permanent 
    Salary: £10.90 per hour
    Location: Dunfermline


    SDS Options is looking for personal assistant to help a 14-year-old female who requires a companion to do activities with. Their client has global development delay and is a wheelchair user. She has the ability to walk with support on short distances so will need your arm or hand. When transferring only needs assistance with lifting legs into the car for example. She enjoys swimming, bowling and time away from her parents. Initially support will be in the house to build a relationship and then on outings when she feels comfortable. She is incontinent and uses a peg at times for feeding so your skill base in these areas would be preferred.

    Applicants must have a caring attitude, have a good sense of humour, be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work.

    This role requires an enhanced check through PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups).

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Accompany to social activities
    • Provision of assistance at social activities
    • Provision of personal care inclusive of assisting with PEG

    About you

    Due to the personal care elements of this role, an Occupational Requirement for a female applies. This is permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

    Peg training and experience is preferred. You must be a member of the PVG membership scheme or have a willingness to have a PVG check undertaken. 

    How to apply

    The client would like you write a small paragraph about yourself which will allow the family to gain a better idea of why you would like to have this post.

    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 our client and are not the employer and cannot endorse any applicant and/or employer.

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