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JOB DESCRIPTION

SOMETHING ABOUT ME 

I am an elderly gentleman in my late 60’s from Pontyclun. I enjoy Sport especially football and support Cardiff City.  I have Parkinson’ Alzheimer’s, my communication is limited and find it frustrating I cannot think of words to express myself. Mobility is ok I enjoy walking and stimulating activities such as singing for the brain, and going to watch Cardiff City. I enjoy music, classical music and musicals. My favourite programs on the television include Dr who and Sci Fi programs.

PLACE OF WORK  

At home and out in the community

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Support me with personal care and support me with social activities to help me maintain independence.

HOURS OF WORK

11 hours a week (4 hours on a Thursday Morning to support to get up and ready for the day. The PA to then accompany to singing for the brain.

4 hours on a Saturday to attend Cardiff City Football Game or an activity of his choosing

1x3 hours morning calls to assist with his personal care and morning routine. PA to hand items required in order and give instructions in sequence.

RATE OF PAY

£10.10 per hour

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

  • Personal care, showering
  • Getting me ready for the day
  • Accompany me to social activities
  • Singing (singing for the Brain)
  • Going to concerts
  • Going to watch the football
  • Ensure I’m safe at all times

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Someone who is mindful of my condition and how it affects me
  • Someone who is flexible with their time
  • Interested in sports
  • Patient and understanding

ABOUT THE JOB

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 before you start work. 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 and appropriate holiday pay given.

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.