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Closing date: 31/07/2024

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a mature male living in the Ely area of Cardiff with my wife and 2 pet’s, a dog and a cat. I have a diagnosis of Vascular Dementia and Alzhimers, due to this I am at a high risk of choking. I have a really good sense of humour and like familiar things and places. I am Ex Services and used to be in the Royal Navy with whom I have travelled lots with. My hobbies are going to the cinema, I also enjoy building models. I have an interest in historic ships and also aircraft as I used to enjoy flying. Before my diagnosis I really enjoyed walking and was in to fitness. I can easily get distracted due to diagnosis. 

PURPOSE OF JOB

To ensure I am safe at all times, especially when eating and drinking as I am at high risk of choking.

To support me to safely access the community.

PLACE OF WORK

In my home and out in the community. 

HOURS OF WORK

Cover is required for when permanent PA takes annual leave or sick.
Up to 12 hours available for cover, as and when required. Hours preferably to be worked between 10am to 6pm. 

RATE OF PAY

£12.80 PER HOUR.

TASKS INVOLVED

-      Attend an activity of my choice.

-      Ensure I am safe at all times.

-      Provide companionship.

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

          -      Car Driver and owner essential.

-      Ability to push a wheelchair.

-      Easy going and reliable.

-      Someone who is patient.

-      Someone who doesn’t mind cats and dogs, as I have one of each.

-      Someone with a good sense of humour.

-      Awareness of Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

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.