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  • SDS Options - Personal Assistant (SDS/EM/291018)

    Created: 07/02/2024
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Post: Personal Assistant (SDS/EM/291018)
    Hours: 17.5 per week 
    Working pattern: Monday - Friday, approx two hours in the morning and two hours in the evening, 10am starts
    Contract: Permanent 
    Salary: £10.90 per hour 
    Location: Cupar


    SDS Options is looking for a personal assistant to help a 73-year-old female to maintain her independence with personal care and dressing. Their client has a diagnosis of Parkinson’s and walks with a zimmer. She has poor balance and is easily exhausted after daily living tasks therefore needs support to prevent falls. Working at the client’s pace to get dressed and ready for breakfast will prevent her body shutting down. Getting changed for bed at night would also be beneficial. Hours can be negotiated at interview.

    SDS Options ask that you write a small paragraph about yourself which will allow the family to gain a better idea of why you would like to have this post.

    Applicants must have a caring attitude, have a good sense of humour, be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work. Having experience within this area would be of benefit.

    This role requires an enhanced check through PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups). Being a driver is an advantage due to location.

    Female only 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.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Assistance with personal care
    • Assistance with dressing and undressing
    • Light meal preparation
    • Assistance with housework

    How to apply

    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

    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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