Personal Assistant Required to Assist Woman with Physical Disability

Personal Assistant required by woman with physical disability (Dublin Area)

Personal Assistant required to assist woman with physical disability to live an active, independent life.

Hours of Work: 28 hours each week approx. Weekend & Overnight Work Required

Location: Dublin 8 area


  • The successful candidate must be eligible to work in Ireland.
  • This role may suit mature students
  • Working alternate weekends in the month is a possibility
  • The successful candidate will receive a contract of employment from the Irish Wheelchair Association but will report to me directly as I recruit, manage & supervise my own staff.
  • No previous experience necessary, full training will be provided

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Personal Hygiene: Assistance with personal care requirements
  • Driving an adapted vehicle –candidate must be 25 years + for insurance purposes
  • Assistance with cooking & household chores
  • Any other duties which facilitate me to live an active life and participate fully in my community.

Key Competencies:

  • Willingness and ability to take instructions and direction from a person with a disability
  • To be discreet while maintaining and respecting confidentiality at all times
  • To be competent & discreet in professional and social environments
  • To be available to attend mandatory training which is provided by the Irish Wheelchair Association
  • To have clean personal habits

Other Information

  • Please note this is not a medical role.
  • Remuneration: €10 per hour prior to completion of mandatory training, increasing to €12.26 per hour on completion of training

To apply for the position please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for the position to:

Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 30th June 2017

Please note: Shortlisting of applications will apply


Dublin 8

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