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  • SDS Options Fife - Personal Assistant (SDS/WH/089)

    Created: 11/11/2021

    Role: Personal Assistant SDS/WH/089

    Hours: 20-25 hours per week. Applications open to job-share opportunities for additional hours by providing cover for a team member. Time and pattern of shifts to be agreed with the employer. Rota: Sat (pm)/Sun/Mon/Tue Wed/Thur/Fri/Sat (am)

    Salary: £9.50 per hour

    Location: Kirkcaldy

    Contract: Permanent

    Useful Qualifications: Previous experience of working within the care sector and knowledge of providing personal care. Experience of manual handling is desirable and advantageous.

    Additional Information: This role requires an enhanced check through PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups). Pension scheme available

    A Personal Assistant is required to complement an existing team member, to provide care and support to a male, 65, with spinal injuries, to live independently within his own home. Duties include the provision of care, support with meals, and hoisting. You will also be required to assist with household chores, meal preparation, and access to community activities bowling, sailing, ice curling, lawn bowl, gym, and local club concerts. Also accompanying to medical appointments. The client uses his own vehicle.

    A good work ethic and willingness to learn are important. The client can communicate his specific requirements. Personal motivation to work as a carer is important. Lack of experience will not be a problem. The client can communicate needs clearly to carers.

    Applicants must have a caring attitude, be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work.

    For further information and to obtain a copy of the application pack for this post please click here or alternatively e-mail [email protected] and quote reference SDS/WH/089 in the subject header.  The closing date for applications is 19 November 2021.

    You can e-mail your application pack to [email protected] or post to SDS Options (Fife), DPHS Fife, Caledonia House, Pentland Park, Saltire Centre, Glenrothes, Fife, KY6 2AQ.

    SDS Options Fife is advertising this vacancy on behalf of its client and is not the employer and cannot endorse any applicant and/or employer.

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