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JOB DESCRIPTION
Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am an elderly lady living in the Grangetown area of Cardiff.
I am Arabic speaking and understand very little English. Due to my condition I am unable to weight bare so rely on my personal assistants for all person care. I live with my Grandson and his family which bring me a lot of happiness.

PURPOSE OF JOB

To enable me to live with my family and to keep me safe and happy. To provide personal care and reduce the risk of bed sores and to ensure that I am kept hydrated. All personal care calls will be double handed with my second personal assistant.

PLACE OF WORK

In my home.

HOURS OF WORK

11.5 hours per week, there may be an opportunity for additional hours.

RATE OF PAY

£9.25 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

- Personal care is required and to maintain personal hygiene.

- On occasions I may need to be assisted with eating and drinking.

- Dressing me

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

Someone who is patient and calm, it isn’t a problem if you don’t speak Arabic as the second personal assistant who provides personal care will be a family member. Manual handling training is essential for this role.

ABOUT THE JOB

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period 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 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You may 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.

Thank you.