A personal assistant is someone who is employed to support adults who are disabled
or chronically ill to live their lives more independently. They may offer personal, domestic, social
or administrative support.
We understand that it can be difficult to find the right people to help you and
that there is a growing demand for personal assistants. This is why we have developed a database of
Join the database
Are you an extraordinary person, who wants to support other people?
If you are and are available to work for one or more hours per week with people
of all ages and backgrounds, then why not join Merton's Personal Assistant Database!
The database holds details of suitable Personal Assistants for Direct Payments customers
to recruit from. The role of a Personal Assistant depends upon the specific needs of the person employing
them; you may be involved in personal, domestic, social or administrative support.
Formal qualifications are not usually necessary, but a flexible and friendly attitude
is a must. The hours vary depending on the person you are working for. You may be subject to a Disclosure
and Barring Service (DBS) and an interview before starting your new role. Interviewers will ask for
evidence of your right to work in the UK and also references.
Please log on to the link below and enter your details into the database. Once you
have registered your details please follow the instructions and complete all of the following sections.
It is important that you complete the application form fully giving as much information as possible
to ensure the customer has an idea of your experiences and attributes.