CDP165 Female Personal Assistant to Adult Quote ref: CDP165 on application form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Female Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a full-time wheelchair user, in my 30s, living in the Grangetown area of Cardiff. I need assistance with day-to-day activities, such as personal care, dressing, food preparation and driving my wheelchair accessible vehicle when I go out to shops, and visit people. I am an outgoing person who has good humour, a caring nature and show empathy. I believe in treating people fairly. PURPOSE OF JOB I need support with activities within my home as well as accessing the local community. PLACE OF WORK I live in the Grangetown area of Cardiff, travel at time will be required by my carers to assist me with accessing the community. HOURS OF WORK I have 41.25 hours a week of support agreed, which I use flexibly. Ideally I would have 3 personal assistants or more, not necessarily all working equally, to cover the hours available. This is a 7 day a week care package however, the appointed p/a’s would not be expected to work 7 days a week. Times to be discussed at interview, however flexibility would be required to cover holidays and sickness. Breakdown of hours- Monday- 6 hours Wednesday- 3.25 hours Thursday- 6 hours Friday- 6 hours Saturday- 10 hours Sunday- 10 hours RATE OF PAY £9.70 per hour. TASKS INVOLVED Providing meals and drinks and snacks breakfast / lunch. Prompting of medication Accessing the community Assist with some home chores. Personal Care TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Reliable and punctual. Able to respect my privacy and confidentiality. Have common sense and initiative. Patient and Empathy. Flexible and adaptable to meet my needs. Works well within a team. A willingness to learn, with a can do attitude. Preferably, hold a Manual Handling certificate, if not then free training will be provided. Desirable qualities Patience Humour Empathy 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. Thank you.