The AT Network
Personal Assistant wanted to assist a disabled woman to live an Independent life
Position: Part time (5-7 hours pw)
Location: Celbridge Co. Kildare
Salary: €14 per hour (basic)
Background I’m mid-40s, with a physical disability; I lead a very independent life. I am looking for a committed person to assist me with my daily living needs. I am supported by an Independent Living Organisation to manage my support service.
Assistance with personal care and domestic needs
Assistance to appointments and other such tasks
Hours: Main hours required will be night calls in addition to some mornings.
Weekdays: 9am – 11am or 9am-2pm depending on the day
Weekends: 9am – 11am
Teatime 5.30pm/6pm – 6.30pm/7pm
Night calls: 9pm – 10pm
A combination of the above hours can be agreed with the successful candidate. On some occasions there may be longer shifts available.
FETAC Level 5 in Health Care or caring industry or equivalent experience
An understanding of disability and the Independent Living movement
Patient handling experience/ qualification essential
Must be available to attend mandatory training sessions
Ability to follow instruction
Some evening, antisocial and weekend hours will be required
Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
Qualifications must be shown at interview. All references on headed paper.
Completion of Garda Vetting will be required as part of the recruitment process.
Expiry Date 30th Nov, 2021
Permanent / Full-time