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JOB DESCRIPTION

 Part-time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

 

I am a 17 year old young man with cerebral palsy who lives in Landaff North.  I have epilepsy and i am non verbal and a wheelchair user. 

 

I am looking for 2 personal assistants to help get me up in the morning and support me with personal care.  I still attend a special school so need to have carers to get me ready to go Monday to Friday.  There is also the possibility of Saturday and Sunday mornings, but as I'm a teenager a bit later start would be great on those days.

 

I'm flexible about time in the morning as long as I'm ready by 9am.

HOURS OF WORK

 

7 hours p/w for each PA (hours are 2:1)

 

Support in the mornings to be ready by 9am.

RATES OF PAY

£9.65 per hour.

£19.30 per hour on bank holidays.

 

TASKS INVOLVED

  • To support me with getting up in the morning, personal care and getting dressed.

 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Reliable, committed and punctual
  • Understanding of confidentiality and privacy
  • Trustworthy and efficient
  • Manual handling training would be required
  • Someone who likes pets (I own a cat and dog).

 

 

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.