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JOB DESCRIPTION (Guidance)

        Part-time Personal Assistant

 

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a lady living in Merthyr in my 50’s who has progressive MS and is a wheelchair user. I enjoy watching television, crime documentaries, murder mysteries and Peaky Blinders. I go to MS swimming classes at Aberfan. I also enjoy reading crime novels and I have an eclectic taste in music.

 

PURPOSE OF JOB

I am looking for a Personal Assistant to assist me during the morning to prepare me for my day ahead. 

 

HOURS OF WORK

 

5.25 hours per week, 45 minutes daily in the morning

 

RATES OF PAY- £10.50 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Ensure that all my needs are met
  • Support with showering
  • Assisting me getting changed ready for the day
  • Supervise me getting in and out of the chair so that I don’t fall
  • Ensure I am safe at all times
  • Meal preparation
  • Some domestic when required

 

 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Considerate, caring and trustworthy
  • Positive with a good sense of humour
  • Knowledge of how MS affects me
  • Car driver/Access to a car to transport employer.
  • Animal friendly
  • Female preferred

 

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 four weekly and appropriate holiday pay given.

The post is subject to satisfactory references and a DBS (Police) Check - which will need to be carried out before employment can commence. The cost of this will be met by the employer (Local Authority).

The relevant checks will be carried out to ensure any applicant has the right to work in the UK