CDP1973 Female Personal Assistants to Adult Quote ref: CDP1973 on application form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Team of 8 Personal Assistants required A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a Mature Lady in the St Mellon’s area of Cardiff living with my husband and 3 cats. I am a wheelchair user and have progressive MS and no one day is the same. I am very friendly. I love shopping for bargains also enjoy doing Arts and Crafts, Gardening, Cooking and I also have a good sense of humour. Looking to recruit a team of 8 personal care assistants. PURPOSE OF JOB Is to assist me in my home, out in the community and also to swimming twice a week and above all to help me maintain my own independence. PLACE OF WORK In my home and out in the community. HOURS OF WORK 63.5 hours available in total Breakdown 28 hours, which would be double, handed = 56 hrs 7.5 are single handed hours. Various hours available through the week Monday to Sunday times which can be discussed at interview. No carer will be required to work 7 days a week, but please note that these hours would include an early morning call at 8:30am, with the latest call being at 10:00pm. The hours will be shared over a team of carers. RATE OF PAY £9.75 an hour TASKS INVOLVED Personal Care, dressing Hair washing and drying Some light domestic duties including ironing Applying creams Monitoring of and observing skin condition Assist with exercises All personal assistants to raise any issues with Husband and District Nurses. TYPE OF PERSONS REQUIRED Patience Respectful Understanding of my condition Flexibility required to cover annual leave and sickness Good team players Reliability Communicative Sensitive Friendly Able to maintain confidentiality at all times Desirable qualities Humour Patience Empathetic MS awareness or willing to undertake training Preferably manual handling trained or if not a willingness to undertake the course Car Driver Flexibility Attention to detail 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.