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JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time Personal Assistant

 

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

 

53-year-old lady living in the Whitchurch area of Cardiff requires a personal assistant to support her with maximising her independence.

 

She is diagnosed with a long term disability called Sjogren syndrome which causes extreme, fluctuating fatigue and pain flares which can be triggered by ultraviolet light (symptoms are worse in the summer time).

 

HOURS OF WORK

 

Week 1

Mon, Weds, Fri and Sun- 45 mins a day (total= 3 hours)

 

Week 2

Tues, Thurs and Sat- 45 mins (total= 2.25 hours)

 

TOTAL hours over the 4 weeks= 10.5 hours

 

Flexible times to be discussed, additional hours may also be available.

RATES OF PAY

£8.90 per hour

 

TASKS INVOLVED

Support with personal care (showering, dressing) and commode care

Support with meal prep and cleaning away afterwards   

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

 

  • Reliable, committed and punctual
  • Understanding of confidentiality and privacy
  • Trustworthy and efficient
  • Friendly and sociable
  • Non-smoker
  • Car driver preferable although most duties will not require any travel.
  • Experience in care preferable
  • Lady is a cat owner 

ABOUT THE JOB

The post is subject to satisfactory references and 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

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 four weekly and appropriate holiday pay given.