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  • SDS Options - Personal Assistant, Glenrothes (SDS/BM/270113)

    Created: 19/03/2024
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Post: Personal Assistant
    Job reference: SDS/BM/270113
    Hours: 30 per week (Monday-Tuesday 8.00-4.00, Wednesday-Thursday 8.00-3.00)
    Contract: Fixed term (maternity cover)
    Salary: £10.90 per hour


    SDS Options is assisting their client to recruit a Personal Assistant to provide support to a young female adult with her physical needs and personal care and to ensure that she has an active and enjoyable day by trying to stimulate her with different activities. You will be required to:

    • Take her to her clubs and fully assist her whilst at the clubs (ie swimming, Disco, multi-sports, crafts etc)
    • Administer her daily medications to control her epilepsy or giving emergency medications to stop a seizure
    • Prepare meals and helping her to eat and drink
    • Physically support her (she is unstable on her feet and therefore requires full supervision at all times) if outside the house, she will need the support of your arm/hand to stabilise her. A wheelchair is available if longer distances of walking are required.

    About you 

    You must be PVG registered (this can be done prior to commencement of role). You will also require a driving licence and epilepsy emergency medication training. You should be physically active and able. Previous experience working with young disabled adults is preferred. You will need to provide two previous employer references.

    Essential requirements - kind, caring and a good sense of humour.

    How to apply

    To apply for this post please submit a copy of your CV quoting the job reference number above by:

    Email: [email protected]

    Post: 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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