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JOB DESCRIPTION

Female Personal Assistant

GENERAL INFORMATION

Personal assistant needed to support for an elderly lady living in the Pontprennau area of Cardiff. She has advanced vascular dementia and would require support in the home and in the community.

General support with meal, snack, and drink preparation and also to encourage and prompt her to eat and drink. She also requires consistent prompting with cleaning, washing, and personal care.

General assistance and supervision with mobility both inside and outside the property, and assisting with a variety of different tasks and activities.

Due to the advanced stage of her dementia and the potential assistance with personal care, she would require a female personal assistant to assist with her care.

HOURS OF WORK

To cover other PA's sick or annual leave.

Up to 17 hours per week available. Flexibility is an important aspect of this positon.

If you are interested and not able to cover all the hours please submit an application. The pattern of working hours and days can be discussed with the employer. You will also be required to cover additional hours to cover other PA’s leave and sickness.

RATE OF PAY

£9.10 per hour

 

CAN INCLUDE

  • Assisting with general cooking, cleaning and other domestic tasks in the house – this includes prompting and encouraging her to eat and drink.

 

  • Prompting and assisting her to take her medication.

 

  • Supervising with her mobility inside the house and outside the house.

 

  • Driving her to various places to allow her to access the community around Cardiff for a coffee and other activities to meet her needs.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Patient and outgoing personality.
  • Car owner.
  • The capacity to work flexible hours.

ABOUT THE JOB

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A probationary period of 6 months will be necessary in the first instance. The wage will be paid monthly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive appropriate holidays and holiday pay.

 

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.