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Personal Assistant Required – SELF EMPLOYED BASIS (Posted 18/03/2019)

SELF EMPLOYED FULL TIME / PART TIME PERSONAL ASSISTANT/ CARER ROLE AVAILABLE BASED IN PORTCHESTER, FAREHAM. Start date for successful applicants W/C Monday May 6th. APPLICANTS MUST BE AGED 21+ FOR CAR INSURANCE PURPOSES.

I’m a 27 year old male with cerebral palsy, I’m wheelchair bound outside of the home but mobilise on my knees indoors. I live at home with my brother, my sister and my parents. The successful applicant(s) should be someone with drive and ambition who’s punctual and is looking for a FUN, RELAXED and FLEXIBLE working environment.

I represent Hampshire in the sport of disability cricket and I’m looking at taking up powerchair football and sitting volleyball in the future. I have a keen interest in sports (football, cricket, wrestling, American football just to name a few) and I’m looking to do more travelling in the near future. I also hold a BSc in marketing from Southampton Solent University

Duties include but are not limited to the following, showering and dressing, ensuring I’m socially mobile within the community and I’m able to attend any appointments which I have. Food preparation in the morning is also essential. I also require assistance with having my food cut up for me when required if I’m eating out. Assistance with toileting is also essential, especially outside of the home environment although this isn’t a complex procedure. I transfer into my chair and onto the toilet by use of ceiling track hoists which are in situe within my home.

Full time role.
30 hours per week guaranteed Monday to Friday with a request to work a minimum of one day in a weekend per month in exchange for a day off in the week. Hours can be deemed ‘unsociable’ at times however this is always agreed in advance by both parties. Typical work patterns would be either from 9-3, 10-4 or 11-5 at my discretion but also agreed in advance by both parties.

Part time role:
As above but split between two individuals working up to a maximum of 15 hours each.

As this role is self employed the successful applicant(s) will be responsible for self assessing tax and national insurance. Applicants will also be asked to show a Curriculum Vitae and will be asked to produce or undertake a DBS/CRB check.

Payment is made by bank transfer either on the last Friday of each week or last Friday of the month. Payment details to be disclosed at the interview stage. The successful applicant(s) will be invited to participate in a ONE DAY PAID TRIAL prior to the start date as outlined above.

Interview slots are available EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY so if you are interested please contact me directly on the details below to arrange an interview date. I look forward to hearing from you.

07711259082 / michaelpowell1991@hotmail.com

Genders which may apply for this job – Any

Hours per week – 30 hours per week GUARANTEED / some flexibility required

Hourly rate – £10 (per hour)

Area – Out of Portsmouth

Driving licence required – Yes

Employer has pets – Yes

Employer is smoker – No

Required care experience – dressing and toileting, friends or neighbours, Personal care e.g. one or all of these tasks; washing, Personal care e.g. one or all of these tasks; washing, dressing and toileting

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