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  • SDS Options - Personal Assistant (St Andrews, 15 hours)

    Created: 13/12/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Post: Personal Assistant (St Andrews) 

    Job reference: SDS/KR2/276497

    Hours: 15 hours per week 

    Work pattern: Your hours of work will be one hour each evening on weekdays, three hours on Saturday and three hours on Sunday, however theirr client is happy to have a flexible approach to working hours. There is a need for you to be flexible and these hours may be changed as required according to the employer’s needs.

    Location: St Andrews 

    Salary: £12.50 per hour

    Contract: Permanent 


    SDS Options is looking for a personal assistant to help a 39-year-old female who has severe ME and allergies. Initially she is confined to her bed and needs help to transfer to bathroom etc.

    With various health needs our client requires understanding and sensitivity to building a connection and trust whilst undertaking tasks. She is looking for assistance to support her to build routine and encourage her to try new things.

    Their client would prefer evening visits during the week and at the weekend two hours 12-3 pm and one hour later in the evening. Both Saturday and Sunday would be an afternoon start as she has issues sleeping, however she is happy to discuss a flexible approach to working hours.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Provision of personal care
    • Meal preparation, shopping assistance and cooking
    • Assisting client to have a wash down, bath, change clothes
    • Light housekeeping

    Female applicants only please. Due to the personal care elements of this role an Occupational Requirement applies. This is permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

    To apply for this post please submit a copy of your CV quoting the job reference number above by e-mail to [email protected] or by post to SDS Options (Fife), DPHS Fife, Caledonia House, Pentland Park, Saltire Centre, Glenrothes, Fife, KY6 2AQ

    Member of the PVG Membership Scheme or a willingness to have a PVG Check Undertaken. Have a caring attitude, be kind, caring, be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work.

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

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