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JOB DESCRIPTION (Guidance)

        Part-time Personal Assistant

 

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a lady, living near Ynysybwl, in my 60's suffering with dementia. I am looking to employ a Personal Assistant. I am completely mobile and am able to perform simple tasks. I now have problems with modern technology and am no longer able to use the television remote etc.

 

PURPOSE OF JOB

 The successful applicant will be required to keep me company while my husband has some respite time. You will provide a small degree of support with everyday tasks and generally ensure my comfort and safety while I am alone.

 

HOURS OF WORK

 

8 hours per week, normally split into 2 afternoons of 4 hours. There may be occasions when these times will vary due to unforeseen circumstances. This will be by agreement by both parties.

 

RATES OF PAY

£10 per hour

 TASKS INVOLVED

  • Making cups of tea
  • Providing meals (usually pre-prepared)
  • Dealing with callers

 

 TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Someone mindful of my condition and the way it limits my abilities
  • Someone who enjoys social conversation
  • Someone who can work flexible hours on occasions
  • Someone with patience and empathy
  • The successful applicant will have to possess a calm and mature demeanour

 

ABOUT THE JOB

 Although this is a part time job it will be considered to be proper employment and a National Insurance number will be required. A trial period of 6 months will apply. Wages will be paid four weekly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive appropriate holidays and holiday pay.