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Personal Assistant

 

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​No experience required! So, what are you waiting for? Have a read through our job specification and if you think you're right for our team, please apply!

Personal Assistant – Hertfordshire/Rickmansworth

Are you looking for a varied and rewarding role? Do you want to make a difference and help people achieve their goals?

BeesHive Community is looking for a Personal Assistant to join our team to support a young woman with complex needs to lead a fun and independent life and support her to reach her full potential, through both practical and emotional support. This role is based at her purpose-built house in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire.

Duties

​The duties and responsibilities of a Personal Assistant are unique and varied. Whilst this can be a very diverse role, the key focus is always on supporting a person to lead a fulfilling and more independent life. You will often work with significant people in the person’s life, such as friends and family, by giving them confidence, reassurance and involving them in the person’s care.

​This job involves, but is not limited to, the following duties:

  • Support this young woman to achieve her true potential by working as part of a team to deliver her individual support plan

  • To develop non-verbal communication skills including intensive Interaction and Makaton Signing [full training provided]

  • Attending activities in the community in a COVID safe environment – Farming projects, swimming, eating out, walks. Our clients’ activities have been carefully curated by her family and support team, they offer her stimulation, challenges, and enjoyment as well as transferable skills

  • Supporting her to engage with music projects run by the London Symphony Orchestra and local music groups

  • Assisting with meal preparation and undertaking training in diet and nutrition

  • Assisting with personal care

  • Working closely with our client’s family to ensure they’re involved and informed about her daily progress

  • Some tasks will be daily, others weekly. As needs vary, it is important that the personal care assistant is flexible and versatile about what the work involves and agrees to undertake any other reasonable tasks as requested which is appropriate to the position

Ideal Applicants

​Experience working in care isn’t essential or even preferred, typical traits we look for from our Personal Assistants are:

  • Reliability - be able to provide a stable approach to your work

  • You must be emotionally intelligent, empathetic and have a calm centered disposition

  • Have a positive mental attitude

  • You need to have a willingness to learn complex communication needs and how to act in a non-directive, supportive manner

  • Great listening skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to build relationships

  • Bonus - we look for people who have a sense of humour!

  • You must be able to drive - many of this woman’s activities are out of the local area, including in London. Please only apply if you have a full driving license and feel confident to drive in London

We welcome anyone to apply - if you’re looking to change your career and feel you could be a valuable asset to our team, apply below!

Why apply?

  • Receive first-class training

  • Starting pay of £30,000 pa

  • Work with a gold standard supported living team

Testimonials from our Personal Care Assistants

“The feeling of helping someone is great, and it’s a role that has a great purpose and makes people’s lives better,”

“It brings new challenges and a great feeling of accomplishment when you witness a person growing in independence. You can share new experiences together and celebrate success. This is a very privileged position – we don’t get to do this with everyone in our own lives.”

“You can see you’re making an instant difference to the lives of a vulnerable person.”

How to Apply

Send your CV and a covering letter to beeshive93@outlook.com

 

​If you’re as excited about this role as we are, you can apply below - or get in touch with us directly on our website. We'll try to get back to you as soon as possible.

Personal Assistant

Beeshive Community
Hertfordshire
Permanent

Published on 19 Sep 2022

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