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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 37 year old woman with learning disabilities. I have a very supportive family who I live with, in the St Mellons area of Cardiff. I need support to help me with my cookery classes. You will need to support me to get ingredients, help with preparation of the dish and take me to from the venue, insuring my safety at all times. I like to be involved in the mixing et cetera you will need to help me with things like measuring et cetera. My behaviour can be challenging at times, so you will need to keep me calm. However, generally I am a bubbly and sociable person.

PURPOSE OF JOB

It’s important that I remain in the community and that my family have a break from providing support to me. By attending cookery classes with a PA, we have something to talk about when I get back.

PLACE OF WORK

Your place of work will be the St Mellons area but travel away from normal place of work will be required regularly as part of the job.

HOURS OF WORK

Thursday 11am-3pm or either 12noon- 4pm.

RATE OF PAY

£9.10 per hour.

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Helping me with all aspects of my cookery class.
  • Helping me to shop for ingredients.
  • Preparing my packed lunch.
  • Female PA to assist me with personal care as and when required.
  • Driving me to and from my class.
  • Keeping me safe at all times.
  • All other relevant tasks associated with this kind of employment.
  • Assisting me with epilepsy medication after training, if required.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Honest and trustworthy.
  • Reliable and dependable.
  • Patient and calm.
  • Driver with Own Car.
  • Able to respect privacy and confidentiality at all times.

ABOUT THE JOB

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period will be necessary in the first instance.  The wage will be paid monthly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living.  You will receive 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You may 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.