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  • SDS Options Fife - Personal Assistant (Temporary) (SDS/BD/270457)

    Created: 28/02/2023, Updated: 01/03/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies


    Post: Personal Assistant (Temporary)

    Reference: SDS/BD/270457

    Hours: 11 hours per week

    Salary: £10.50 per hour

    Location: Cowdenbeath

    Contract: Until June 2023

    Qualifications required: PVG required - This role requires an enhanced check through PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups). Hoist / moving & handling training required.

    Essential requirements: Kind, caring and a good sense of humour. 

    SDS Options Fife is looking for a second personal assistant to help a 17-year-old female with her personal care. The individual has cerebral palsy and mobility issues which means they need assistance to transfer into her wheelchair. She would need help with personal care to get washed and dressed for school in the morning with some light housework and tidying up after the client would be helpful. This lovely individual requires assistance 3x days a week to have a shower in the evening also.

    Applicants must have a caring attitude, a good sense of humour, and be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work. Having experience with hoist use is essential.

    This is a temporary post until the end of June 2023 when the support package will be reviewed and the possibility to extend the contract can be confirmed.

    This role requires an enhanced check through PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups).

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provision of personal care
    • Assisting client to shower; dry; change clothes.
    • Transfers using hoist
    • Assistance with keeping house tidy

    For more information, check out this Person Specification. To apply for this post please submit a copy of your CV quoting the job reference number above by:

    • E-mail: [email protected] or
    • Post: SDS Options (Fife), DPHS Fife, Caledonia House, Pentland Park, Saltire Centre, Glenrothes, Fife, KY6 2AQ

    Closing date: Apply any-time

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




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