Title: Personal Assistant
Location: Ashford TN23 (Currently in Medway, mileage paid to travel to and from Medway)
Wage: £15.50 Weekdays | £16.50 Weekends | Gross per hour
Driver Essential? Yes
Essential: Experienced support worker/ PA. Prepared to be client led at all times. This role is open to *female applicants only.
Desirable: Tennis player and/or lover of sports in general.
Days & Hours: Up to 36 hours per week, 7.00am to 7.00pm
About this client:
Katie is 37 and moving into her new home in the Ashford area by May/June of this year. Katie has a spinal cord injury and requires assistance completing certain daily tasks. As a result of her injury Katie can experience high levels of pain and fatigue. She uses both a manual and electric wheelchair and is very independent! Katie is passionate about tennis and ensures she practices with her coach weekly. Katie has also won a couple of tennis awards. Katie is incredibly active, outgoing, and adventurous. Travel and gardening are amongst her other passions.
Overview of role:
The role of *female PA is to facilitate Katie; enabling her to live life as she wishes. There will be daily tasks such as some support with personal care, cooking and meal planning support, household duties, and driving. The * female PA will also assist Katie with life admin, providing reassurance and facilitation to broader social situations. No two days will be the same; it really will depend on what Katie has planned. Shifts available: 2-3 days per week, including weekends. However, you will not be required to work every weekend. 7.00am to 7.00pm, days can be flexible for the right candidate. We are ideally looking for a PA living locally to Ashford and will pay mileage during the weeks of travelling to Medway.
Who this job would suit:
A vibrant, energetic, and emotionally intelligent and resilient person is who Katie is looking for to join her on the next part of her life journey. Having the same interest in sports is important. It is also essential that you are a confident driver and happy to accompany Katie on holidays in the UK and abroad – Valid licence and passport please!
What’s great about this job:
A great part-time PA role that will work alongside another part time role, study, or family life. Ongoing training provided.
Who is recruiting for this role?
We are working in association with a case manager on this vacancy; they will be carrying out all recruitment, including shortlisting and interviewing. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to us sending your CV and contact details to our client. Please see our website for more information.
*Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance to paragraph 1, of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for female or male worker to work with our client.