Mature Female Personal Assistant Required for 16 hours per month in the Dublin 10 area
One personal assistant required to assist a professional disabled woman who is a wheelchair user in particular areas of her daily living. This fantastic opportunity is ideal for an energetic and positive person with a good sense of humour.
This is not a medical role, and no previous experience of working with a disabled person is required.
assist with toiletries and hoist transfers
assistance with shopping
some light housework duties.
Discretion and confidentiality needs to be practised in all aspects of this role along with the following key competencies:
excellent verbal communication
willingness and ability to take instructions and direction
legally permitted to work in Ireland.
The successful candidate is required to:
full clean drivers licences
attend mandatory training, as arranged by Line Manager.
attend for interview.
Further ‘on the job’ training and full direction in all areas of this position will be provided.
Favourable basic, anti-social and Weekend rates offered. (basic 12.78, anti-social 15.97, Sunday rate 19.17 per hour) This position is part time – and is required for one week on and one week off (Monday to Sunday,= 8 hours). Occasional cover, to fill gaps in holiday and sick leave. Willingness towards flexibility is preferable.
To apply, please submit your CV and a short cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for the role. Closing date for receipt of applications is 6pm Friday 6th November 2020.
Shortlisting of applications will apply. Interviews will be conducted remotely using zoom and final interview will be held on site. The successful candidate will be employed by the Irish Wheelchair Association. A full job description can be supplied on request.