I am a 31 year old physically disabled woman. I live independently in Tunbridge wells kent and use a manual wheelchair to get around. I live an active life and am looking for someone to assist my independence. I have vacancies available for 1-2 assistants and emergency cover. Experiance of being a career would suit this role, although not essential. (Part-time 22 hours a week – Variable)
Tasks include, but are not limited to:
Assisting me to do shopping and running errands.
Assisting with exercising such as Pilates, gym and swimming.
Driving my car if required (if you have a valid driving licence)
Support with washing and dressing.
Outdoor activities including dog walking and sailing during summer months.
A respectful and considerate attitude
Hard working and energetic
Flexibility and willingness to adapt to different scenarios and unexpected situations
Respect for life choices that may not be the same as your own
Clean and tidy person
Physically able t o provide physical support to a disabled personal (although not lifting myself)
Excellent attention to detail and the ability to follow complex instructions accurately
An understanding of the social model of disability (you do not have to be an expert but some awareness is beneficial)
Previous experience of being a personal assistant
To apply please send your cv and a short covering letter telling me about yourself, any relevant experience and how you meet the requirement of the role. For more information about the role please call or email.
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