Mature Female Personal Assistant required - 12 hours every second weekend

Mature Female Personal Assistant required - 12 hours every second weekend
in the Dublin 10 area

One personal assistant required to assist a professional disabled woman who is a wheelchair use in all aspects of daily living. This fantastic opportunity is ideal for a professional, energetic and positive person with a good sense of humour and an ability to adapt to new people and environments when attending professional and/or sociable events.

This is not a medical role, and no previous experience of working with a disabled person is required.

Duties which enable her to live an active and independent life include:

  • accompanying the woman to and from professional and social events
  • assistance with shopping
  • assisting her as directed, with some aspects of work in the home
  • some light housework duties.

Discretion and confidentiality needs to be practised in all aspects of this role along with the following key competencies:

  • excellent verbal communication
  • highly organised
  • willingness and ability to take instructions and direction
  • extremely punctual
  • legally permitted to work in Ireland.

The successful candidate is required to:

  • full clean drivers licences
  • attend mandatory training, as arranged by Line Manager.
  • attend for interview.

Further ‘on the job’ training and full direction in all areas of this position will be provided.
Favourable basic, anti-social and Weekend rates offered. This position is part time - and is required every second weekend (Saturday and Sunday) for 12 hours and occasional cover, to fill gaps in holiday and sick leave. A willingness towards flexibility is preferable.

To apply, please submit your CV and a short cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for the role to: Closing date for receipt of applications is 6pm Monday 1st June 2020.

Shortlisting of applications will apply. Interviews will be conducted remotely using zoom and final interview will be held on site. The successful candidate will be employed by the Irish Wheelchair Association. A full job description can be supplied on request.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
18th May, 2020
Dublin 10
Expiry Date
1st Jun, 2020