PA Vacancy

PA VACANCY OF THE MONTH: September 2018 .

To be put in touch with the local disabled person who is offering this job, please initially email: independentliving@adkc.org.uk - quoting reference ML01

Personal Assistant(s) needed to support disabled parent and young family. (ref. ML01)

  • Hours: 36 per week total (days /times to be confirmed with employer on an ongoing basis).
  • Wage:   £12.00 gross per hr/week. PAYE only –paid 4 weekly in arrears.
  • Other: Workplace pension 3% employer’s contribution. Statutory paid holidays.

Job description:

You will support a disabled parent, living in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, to live an independent life with her three bright and engaging primary-school age children. This includes:

For Employer:

  • Supporting with all personal care,
  • Household tasks (family cleaning and tidying, family laundry)
  • Support with meals (shopping, preparing, cleaning up)
  • Support with organising and attending appointments
  • Running occasional errands
  • Supporting with her parental duties

For children (three bright and engaging primary school-aged children):

  • Supervision / support with personal care
  • Taking children to / from school, social and educational activities,
  • Supervision / support when playing /doing homework at home.
  • Providing meals / snacks following a strict, medically appropriate, diet.
  • Any other task needed to encourage children to have an independent life.

Essential Qualities:

You must:

  1. Be entitled to work legally in the UK and have an NI number.
  2. Have an enhanced DBS enabling you to work with children.
  3. Have experience of supporting a disabled person to live an independent life
  4. Have experience of supporting and encouraging children
  5. Be happy to take and follow instructions about how the employer chooses to do things (and not impose your own views unless specifically asked).
  6. Be able to work to your own initiative where necessary.
  7. Understand the need for strict dietary control for food that you prepare (and not bring in food containing allergens for your own consumption).

To be put in touch with the local disabled person who is offering this job, please initially email: independentliving@adkc.org.uk - quoting reference ML01