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JOB DESCRIPTION 

Relief Personal Assistants 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION 

 

Please note this is a relief post only. 

 

Female personal assistant needed to help with an elderly lady with daily living tasks in Heath are of Cardiff. Personal assistant needed to provide personal care, assist with medication, and provide meals.  

 

Due to the level of personal care involved, the person assistant must be female 

 

HOURS OF WORK 

 

43 hours per week: 

 

16 hours – day hours 

27  hours - nights  

 

Day hours – 16 hours per week 

 

Breakdown: 

 

  • 7 x 1hr washing, drying dressing, medication, breakfast, Continence care/toileting, assistance to wear hearing aid. 

 

  • 7 x 30min meal, drink, continence care/toileting. 

 

  • 7 x 30 Minutes change clothes provide light snack or light meal if requested, remove hearing aid, continence care. 

 

  • 2 x 1 Hour take out calls Carer to take Mrs T out in her wheelchair and provide continence care if required. 

 

 

 

Night Hours – 27 hours per week (sleep ins) 

  

  • 3 nights sits per week from 9pm-6am – 27 hours. 

 

Total hours – 43 hours per week  

 

 

 

RATE OF PAY 

 

£9.15 per hour. 

 

TASKS CAN INCLUDE 

 

 

  • Assisting with personal care, including washing, and toileting     care. 
  • Providing meals and drinks and snacks. 
  • Assisting with medication and helping with hearing aid. 
  • Assistance with accessing the community in her wheelchair. 
  • Sleep ins required. 
     

 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED 

 

Responsible and reliable 

Must be honest and trustworthy 

Caring and friendly 

 

ABOUT THE JOB 

 

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A probationary period of 6 months will be necessary in the first instance. The wage will be paid monthly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive appropriate holidays and holiday pay.