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DATE ADDED: Sat 04/04/2020

Personal Assistant

Haywards Heath, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime


Job Title: Personal Assistant Location: Haywards Heath Hourly rate: £10 Reference: JW7012 Hours/shifts: 21 hours per week, 3 hours a day Flexibility with hours.
Applications welcome for all or some of the shifts so please detail your availability on your application.
• I am a 41 year old lady looking for support with basic care needs, housekeeping and cooking meals for me and my family
• I have 2 teenage children
• I have Addison’s disease and a tumor on my shoulder which makes walking difficult.

• I am a friendly and sociable person
• This is a rewarding role in a friendly and relaxed environment Other Requirements
• Must be comfortable with pets – small dog and 1 cat
• Must be happy to work in a smoking environment (by an open door/outside)
• Other : "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9.
" All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.
Description Typical duties Domestic - Due to high risk of infection cleaning tasks need to be carried out meticulously: Cleaning of door handles, light switches, hand rails etc Mopping of floors Laundry, hanging out to dry, ironing, putting away Helping with laundry, washing and drying Loading and unloading the washing machine Loading and unloading tumble dryer/washing line Loading/unloading dishwasher Washing up Changing bed linen Bed making General cleaning Taking out rubbish General housework, including cleaning, dusting and vacuuming.
Keeping floors clear from obstructions Minor household maintenance changing light bulbs, taking down curtains for washing Preparing drinks, snacks and meals.
Tidying Preparing and cooking home cooked meals Personal Care:
• Due to being unable to bend down, reach up or turn, I require basic assistance with washing and dressing.

• Empty commode Person specification The successful applicant will be:
• Female due to personal care needs
• Able to tolerate the employer smoking in the work place (by an open door/outside)
• High standards of cleaning due to high risk of infection
• Respectful of mine and my children’s privacy and confidentiality
• Reliable with good time-keeping
• Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
• Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised
• Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
• Patient and possess excellent interpersonal skills
• Honest and cheerful
• Positive and flexible
• Ability to cook homemade meals
• Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
• Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom
• Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to these roles.
Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives