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JOB DESCRIPTION
Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

Personal Assistant Required to support a ‘quirky’ 46 year old lady, living in the Splott area of Cardiff.
Are you looking for an interesting and enjoyable job and wanting to learn new skills? Want to get fit, pushing a wheelchair?

Assistance required for outings and adventures to Ruins, Castles, Woodlands/Places of Natural Beauty and other exciting places such as Hospital Appointments. Ideal candidate to have shared interests in photography and heavy metal, although these are not essential, they would make the job more enjoyable.

It is more important for my PA to be accepting of these interests in order to support me and to have a good sense of adventure and humour.

I am an equal opportunities employer.

Moving and Handling, Food Preparation/Food Hygiene, Infection Control and First Aid/Mental Health First Aid - Please ask about courses if you need any of these!

** FREE WIFI, plus Tea, Coffee and other beverages. Snacks available on roleplay evenings (D&D).

PURPOSE OF JOB

To enable me to continue living at home independently and as comfortable as possible, also to allow me to get out into the community.

PLACE OF WORK

In my home and out in the community.

HOURS OF WORK

16 hours per week

RATE OF PAY

£9.80 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

I will require help with day to day living activities. Therefore the PA must be able to make a good cup of tea, enjoy interesting conversations and be able to take directions/instructions where required.

I need help to get out and about, therefore it is important that the PA will have a wheelchair friendly car (big boot) for trips to various places.
Occasional assistance is required for help with showering, and support with some domestic tasks, such as making sure I eat people food, general cleaning, laundry, changing beds and taking the refuse out.


TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

- Must have a valid driving license.
- Experience not necessary, personal qualities are more important to me with a willingness to learn and adapt.

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 the 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.