Personal Assistant - Maynooth

Personal Assistant (PA) required to assist a young man with a physical disability in Maynooth, County Kildare area.

The overall purpose of the job is to facilitate Independent living and support a person with disability in the community.

Duties include:

  • To accompany person in community, college societies, and social outings
  • Assist with writing where required ie. scribing
  • Some elements of personal care is required
  • Toileting assistance when required which requires hoisting

Hours of work

  • 11 hrs per week with a view to increasing.
  • Mostly evening work, to be arranged with the person directly to cover approx 3 evenings per week. Flexibility is required on days/times of work however all is negotiable.
  • Basic Hourly rate of pay is €14.22/hour

Anti-social rates apply as follows

  • Basic x 1.25 for after 8.00pm
  • Basic x 1.5 on Sundays
  • Basic x 2 Bank holidays

Qualifications and attributes

  • Successful candidate must be legally eligible to work in Ireland
  • No qualifications required for the role as relevant mandatory training will be provided by Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA)
  • Successful candidate must be available to attend mandatory training
  • Good Spoken & Written English is essential
  • Computer literacy (preferred)
  • Garda vetting completed by IWA will be essential
  • Drivers License would be an advantage

This is a great opportunity for an energetic young person with a good sense of humor, who has the ability to adapt to new people & environments when attending networking/sociable events.

To apply for the position please submit your CV to:

The successful candidate will be employed by The Irish Wheelchair Association funded by the HSE and will follow directions from the service user.

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Region: Co Kildare