I am a lady living in Hastings who has ME (chronic fatigue syndrome), COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and various other health complications which cause me to be in a great deal of pain, my mobility is also impaired. Because I am unable to sleep at night, I need to sleep during the afternoon so I am looking for support that will fit in and respect my timetable. Some experience in care work would be of benefit.
Hours / Times of Work
4 hours per week
Rates of Pay and other Benefits
£8.50 with 50% enhancement for working Bank Holidays.
Employees are entitled to 5.6 weeks paid annual leave per year based on normal hours of work.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
I need a personal assistant for Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons from 3pm to 5pm. Your role would be to help me with preparation of meals in the afternoon, some cleaning, shopping etc. Whilst I am able at times to prepare vegetables, I do need support. I am unable to carry hot food and so I need someone to cook a meal and stay in my home whilst I eat. You may be asked to do some cleaning tasks whilst I am eating.
It is IMPORTANT that you meet ALL the Essential Requirements BEFORE you apply for the job.
A respectful and supportive person who is able to work on their own initiative. Reliable and trustworthy. Car Owner/Driver with clean UK driving licence.
Some experience in care work would be of benefit.
The jobs is advertised on an employed basis (i.e. it is not relevant for self-employment). Successful applicants will be required to provide a P45 or complete a P46 which will be forwarded to HM Revenue and Customs to ensure that appropriate tax and national Insurance deductions can be made.
You must be legally entitled to work in the UK. This will be checked as part of the application process.
The job requires people who have of a good degree common sense and initiative. It is essential that you are able to respect confidentiality. As part of the work you will inevitably get to know a lot of personal information about the person you are supporting. It is essential, and a specific requirement of the job, that you respect people's confidentiality at all times.
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