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JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time Personal Assistant

 

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

 

43-year-old lady living in Llandaff, Cardiff requires at least two personal assistants to support her with daily tasks.

 

She has Fibromyalgia that mainly affects both legs and her lower back.  Her mobility is limited and she is in a lot of pain.  She has good and bad days so the level of support required will depend on how she is feeling that day. 

 

She currently lives with her daughter who will be moving away to university soon.  She is unable to leave the house, as there is no stair lift or access for her so support will required within her home.

 

HOURS OF WORK

15 hours and 45 mins a week split into four calls a day, 7 days a week-

7 x 45 mins (07:00)

7 x 30 mins (13:30)

7 x 30 mins (17:30)

7 x 30 mins  (21:00) 

 

Please be aware there may be some flexibility with times and we will be looking for more than one PA as its 7 days a week.

 

RATES OF PAY

£9.75 per hour

 

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Personal care- showering, dressing/ undressing, applying cream to legs and back
  • Support with meal preparation. Her daughter usually helps cook in batch on the weekend for the PAs to heat up during the week
  • Support with emptying commode
  • Support with general house tasks

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Reliable
  • Patient
  • Trustworthy
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Caring
  • Friendly
  • Experience with care work
  • Don’t need to be a car driver

 

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