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JOB DESCRIPTION 

Personal Assistant 

 

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF 

 

I am a young lady living in the Canton area of Cardiff, with my family. I have Cerebral Palsy with good verbal communication skills. I can sometimes experience some anxiety. I would really like to have support from someone kind and supportive, with similar  interests to assist me in the community. 

I like to go shopping, to go the cinema, to attend concerts and go bowling. 

 

 

PURPOSE OF JOB 

 

  • To provide me with companionship. 
  • To keep me safe and calm. 
  • Assist and support me in the community. 

 

PLACE OF WORK 

 

In my home and in the community. 

 

HOURS OF WORK 

 

6 hours a week to be worked flexibly in weekdays/evenings to be agreed. 

 

 

 

RATE OF PAY 

  

£9.65 per hour 

 

 

TASKS INVOLVED 

 

  • Companionship 
  • Support to access the community and to use public transport. 
  • Support in travelling to and from activities 
  • Support and assist with personal care to access the toilet. 
  • Assist with my hair and putting on my shoes. 
  • To assist with cutting up my food, as I can eat independently.  
  • Assist with my wheelchair when necessary. 
  • To attend a manual handling course to ensure safety of the PA as well as myself. This is a free course and you will be paid for the hours to attend the course. 

 

 

 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRE 

 

  • Someone who can support my emotional well being. 
  • Someone who is patient and kind.  
  • Someone who is dependable and reliable. 
  • Someone who may have similar interests as myself. 

 

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.