Personal Assistant / Carer in Southampton

Location
Southampton
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
15 Jun 2017
Ref
00068745
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Healthcare
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
I am recruiting for a Personal Assistant for a male disabled client in Southampton, who is about to start a Masters in Visual Communication at Southampton Solent University.

Start: September 2017

Salary: £11.00 per hour

Personal statement from our client:

I am physically disabled with Athetoid Cerebral Palsy. I have a vacancy for a personal assistant/ student support worker to join my team. I am also an athlete in the Paralympic sport of Boccia, currently competing as an England Squad player.

This job would be suitable for a fellow student or for someone looking for part time hours.

The job:
- Providing support mainly during evenings and during one day time session, up to a maximum of 15 hours weekly
- Practical support with daily living activities such as shopping, cooking,
- Practical support in assembling specialised materials to enable creative study
- Note taking in lectures/ tutorials and word processing as required
- Accompanying me to and from the university campus, for example, graphics studio, library
- Assisting me to fulfil my Boccia training plan as required [full instructions given]
- Enabling me to be socially active, as I enjoy watching football, going to the theatre and attending concerts/shows

The applicant:
- Key attributes are for applicants to be physically fit, caring, have good communication skills and a great sense of humour.
- Be able to work flexibly week to week as required.
- You will be directly employed by me with the aim of supporting our client in both his day to day independent living and his academic studies.
- You will be given individual training relevant to the skills and knowledge you bring to the role.