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JOB DESCRIPTION 
Personal Assistant

GENERAL INFORMATION

Accompanying to work

Personal assistant needed to assist gentleman with memory problems in the Old St Mellons area of Cardiff.

Assistance will be needed to accompany him at work and help him with general work-related tasks, and to remind him to eat and drink etc.

You’ll need to meet with him at a bus stop and accompany him on the journey to work and in the community.

Relief work

You will be expected to cover current PA annual leave as well. The tasks can include:

Support and prepare meals for him

Reminding him to take medication in the house as well as reminding him to eat meals. He also needs prompting to shower/ wash / clean teeth – no personal care is needed.

Support whilst caring for children in the home.

Encourage and prompt him to be physically active and exercise.


HOURS OF WORK

Accompanying to work hours:

10 hours per week (plus relief cover for other PA hours as and when requested).

 

Hours to be worked as:

 

Monday - 3:15pm - 5:15pm

Tuesday – 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Wednesday – 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Thursday – 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Friday – 3:00pm – 5:00pm

 

Relief work hours will be decided with employer as these can vary.

RATE OF PAY

£9.75.

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

• Meeting at bus stop assist with getting to work.
• Assist with work-related tasks.
• Note taking.
• Reminding him of tasks to be completed.
• Reminding him to eat and drink / when to take breaks.
• Assistance to and from canteen for lunch.
• Prompting with medication, eating, and to wash / clean.
• Assisting with meal preparation and child care.
• Prompting with physical health and exercise.


TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

Caring, friendly, and chatty.
Responsible and reliable.
Must be honest and trustworthy and confident.


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.