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JOB DESCRIPTION 

Personal Assistant 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION 

 

Personal assistant needed for a lady in St. Mellons area of Cardiff who suffers with Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and mobility issues. The personal assistant would be required to take her out in the community (car driver required) and provide basic domestic tasks. 

 

 

PURPOSE OF JOB 

 

To maintain the client’s freedom, independence and well being, by accessing the community and assisting with other domestic tasks if needed. 

 

PLACE OF WORK 

 

In the community and also the service user’s property. 

 

 

HOURS OF WORK 

 

9.5 hours per week. 

 

Hours will be split in blocks over 3 days. Can be discussed with employer. 

 

 

RATE OF PAY 

  

£9.50 per hour 

£19.00 per hour (Bank Holidays) 

 

 

 

 

TASKS INVOLVED 

 

  • Taking out in the community, shopping, appointments, social activities etc. (car driver will be required). 
  • General washing up and cleaning tasks. 
  • Wash, strip and prepare bedding and other laundry-related tasks. 

 

 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED 

 

  • Caring 
  • Car driver 
  • Some knowledge of COPD 
  • Previous experience in caring preferred, but not essential. 

 

 

ABOUT THE JOB 

 

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted.  A probation period will be necessary in the first instance.  Wages will be paid 4 weekly.  You will receive 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You will be required to apply for a DBS check at no expense to you.  

Please Note: Dewis Centre for Independent Living is acting on behalf of a third party and will not be your employer or be liable for any issues arising out of your employment should you be offered employment.