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Personal Assistant

Job Role – Personal Assistant
Location – Robertsbridge
Job Type – Full Time (Working hours 08.30 – 4.30)

This is an opportunity for a caring and compassionate individual to become a Personal Assistant for a woman (SO) with physically and mentally disabilities, who is in her 20s. The PA will be assisting SO with her daily activities including swimming in a local pool, exercises, projects and crafts, walking and biking and personal hygiene.

SO lives within a Christian community and her daily activities take place on the community grounds. Candidate’s willingness to participate in the community activities (in so far as SO participates) and abide by its Christian ethos while caring for SO is of utmost importance.

SO spends much of her day with her sister, who also has disabilities, who has her own Personal Assistant. Candidate’s ability to work as part of a team with SO, her sister and her PA, and SO’s family care givers is paramount.

Ideal candidates will have knowledge or prior experience with mental illness and psychosis, and show initiative in planning and organising SO’s daily activities within her scheduled routine.

Because of the personal care involved, only female candidates will be considered.
SO’s daily activities include:
• Swimming and exercises in a local pool
• Cycling around the community grounds on an adapted trike
• Attending lunch with other community members in the community centre dining hall
• Noon rest (sleep)
• Arts, crafts and baking
• Participation in simple work tasks around the community
• Occasional trips to local doctor / dentist
Salary– £14/hour
Holiday – 20 days plus Bank Holidays

For further information, please contact Darlene Keiderling at darlene@ccilc.com or on 01580883302.

Genders which may apply for this job – Female

Hours per week – 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday

Hourly rate – £14

Area – Hastings and surrounding areas

Driving licence required – No

Employer has pets – No

Employer is smoker – No

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