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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a lady in my late 80s living alone in Ystrad, Rhondda.  I have a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and so need support with everyday tasks at home.  I am very outgoing, talkative and friendly. I love nothing more than a catch up with my friends although I do not get out as much these days.

I already have a PA supporting me during the week but am looking for another PA to help with the weekend calls.

PLACE OF WORK

Mainly in my home

HOURS OF WORK

Saturday and Sunday

1 hour in the morning and 1 hour in the evening

Exact times can be discussed at interview

RATE OF PAY

£10 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

AM

  • Encouraging and assisting to bath. I often refuse so gentle persuasion may be needed.
  • Advise when my medication is due
  • Make my breakfast
  • Hoover and tidy the kitchen

PM

  • Make something for tea
  • Assist me into my nightclothes
  • General household duties such as empty the bins (when needed) and wash dishes
  • Chat with me and provide general company and companionship

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

Someone who is:

  • patient
  • friendly
  • chatty
  • trustworthy
  • reliable
  • and respects the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home

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.

Thank you.