CDP1770 Personal Assistant to Adult Quote ref: CDP1770 on application form Apply now 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.