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JOB DESCRIPTION 

Personal Assistant 

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF 

I am a 60 year old lady living in the Porth, Rhondda Cynon Taff area.  I have Multiple System Atrophy which means that I have some difficulties with verbal communication and navigating around my home.  I move around my adapted property with the help of wheelchairs and other special equipment.  I am a friendly person with a wicked sense of humour, who loves animals and 80’s rock music 

 

PURPOSE OF JOB 

The purpose of the job is to provide me with the support I need in order to live independently in my own home and to sometimes access activities in the community. 

PLACE OF WORK 

At my home 

HOURS OF WORK 

29.5 hours per week  

To be discussed/arranged at interview 

RATE OF PAY 

£10.00 per hour 

TASKS INVOLVED 

  • Help me out of bed and change bedding. 
  • Help me with cleaning/bathing as well as cleaning the commode. 
  • Helping me deal with correspondence and making telephone calls on my behalf. 
  • Taking me to the occasional medical appointment.  
  • Providing me with support with personal care. 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED 

  • Someone with lots of patience – you will need to listen closely when I am speaking. 
  • Driver  
  • Female preferred, as there is a lot of personal care I need assistance with. 
  • Someone chatty and friendly with a good sense of humour. 
  • Someone with similar interests would be an advantage. 
  • Non-smoker. 

 

ABOUT THE 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 4 WEEKLY on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living.  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.