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JOB DESCRIPTION 

I am a female in my 30’s I have three children between the ages of 14-7.

I have a visual impairment and reside in Cardiff. I wish to maintain my independence, but I do require regular support from a personal assistant to do certain tasks and activities. Reliability is important to me. Female carer required.

 

I also require relief workers to cover planned absences.

 

HOURS OF WORK

15 hours p/w, flexible

Majority of the hours will be during the day, with some weekends and evening work. There is a degree of flexibility with the hours worked, this can be discussed at interview.

 

RATES OF PAY

£9.36 per hour

 

TASKS INVOLVED

v  Admin duties including dealing with correspondence.

v  Supporting online activities like email and online shopping.

v  Assisting with accessing leisure and social activities.

v  Support with household duties and shopping

v  Supporting me with my parental duties

v  Some personal care may be needed, will be limited to grooming ie hair and nails.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

v  Reliable

v  Excellent organizational and communication skills

v  Previous experience/qualification desirable

v  IT skills essential

v  Trustworthy

v  Ability to take initiative

v  Car driver is essential  

v  Confident swimmer is essential

 

 

ABOUT THE JOB

A trial period will be necessary in the first instance.

The wage will be paid four weekly and appropriate holiday pay given.

The post is subject to a DBS (Police) Check - which will need to be carried out before employment can commence. The cost of this will be met by the employer (Local Authority).

The relevant checks will be carried out to ensure any applicant has the right to work in the UK.

 

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.