Overall Purpose of the job:
To enable me to achieve maximum independence in my daily living, by providing assistance in all areas of personal and domestic need, and by acting as a support in the social and day-to- day activities. By having assistance at the right time I am, enabled to lead an individual and independent lifestyle. An understanding of the Independent Living Model/Social Model of Disability is important in this role as a Personal Assistant.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Physically assisting with preparation of cooking meals…
Light General domestic duties, ironing washing and hovering cleaning the kitchen floor bathroom shopping etc.
Assistance with personal care
Driving to meetings and events as required Assistance with such tasks as taking notes on my behalf at such meetings and events etc.
Physically assisting with any other tasks that I may require to undertake. For example: writing letters filling out forms keeping accurate records receipts book keeping with guidance etc. from me.
Physically assisting with packing for holidays or conferences etc.
Accompany me at Social Activities attending theater shoes concert conferences events etc.
An Interest in the arts painting photography writing and love of nature an advantage
This position may suit some who has the following
An understanding of disability and the Independent Living movement / Social model of disability
Ability to be pay close attention to detail and follow instruction
Fluency in English essential both verbal and written
Trustworthiness – aware of the importance of confidentiality (respect privacy),
Patience, sense of humor and positive thinking would be a distinct advantage
Ability to think outside of the box
Some evening, antisocial and weekend hours will be required
Clean driving license and a competent driver
An Interest in the arts painting photography writing and advantage
FETAC Level 5 in Social Care or caring industry or equivalent experience
Manual handling experience / qualification essential
Must be available to attend mandatory training sessions as required
Please note this position is subject to successful Garda Vetting.
If interested, please email your CV cover letter and two references along with any certificate gained with reverence
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org