Personal Assistant wanted to assist a disabled woman to live an Independent life

Position: Part time
Location: Celbridge Co. Kildare
Salary: €14 per hour (basic)


I’m mid-40s, with a physical disability; I work and 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
  • Social Activities

Hours: Weekday and weekend hours available. These times are a guide but may be subject to some change.

  • Weekdays: 9am – 11/11.30am or 7.30am – 9am depending on the day
  • Weekends: 9am – 11/11.30am
  • Lunch calls: 2pm – 3.30pm
  • Teatime 6pm – 7pm
  • Night calls: 9/9.30pm – 10/10.30pm

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
  • Flexible
  • Some evening, antisocial and weekend hours will be required
  • Sociable and good sense of humour
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative

If interested please email your CV to Joanne

Qualifications must be shown at interview. All references on headed paper.

Completion of Garda Vetting will be required as part of the recruitment process.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
12th May, 2020
Celbridge, Co Kildare
Expiry Date
12th Jun, 2020