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JOB DESCRIPTION
Part-time Personal Assistant


A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

54-year-old lady living in Penylan, Cardiff, requires a personal assistant to support her to maximise her independence.

She is severely sight impaired so would need support with some tasks that she finds difficult. She works full time so this would mainly be during evenings and weekends


HOURS OF WORK
8 hours p/w

Flexible working hours ideally between 6.30pm and 8.30pm in the evenings for 1 hour or Saturday morning/ afternoon times.

RATES OF PAY

£9.70 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

• Assistance with any correspondence
• To support with a weekly main shop to enable choice and control
• Meal preparation and some cooking. Including support with food hygiene / managing fridge / freezer.
• Support with managing her clothes and appearance
• Support with managing and organising her household.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

• Reliable, committed and punctual
• Understanding of confidentiality and privacy
• Trustworthy and efficient
• Proactive
• Able to use own initiative and give advice.
• Experience with maintaining a house
• Able to support her with using the internet.


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 four weekly and appropriate holiday pay given.
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