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JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

Female, age 51 with motor Neurone Disease. Lives in Llantwit Fardre.

Loves gaming, TV and current affairs. Good sense of humour.

To provide respite and peace of mind for my husband while he is in work.

PURPOSE OF JOB

  • Provide assistance in all personal care and toileting needs
  • Dressing, undressing
  • Moving and Handling, using hoist and other aids
  • Assistance with hair and makeup.
  • Meals and preparation
  • Social outings, community activities
  • Household duties
  • No more than 2 PAs ideally.

 

HOURS OF WORK

21 hours per week.

Minimum of 2 visits per day. Hours to be agreed.

Mostly daytime hours Monday to Friday.

Occasional evenings and weekend by prior arrangement.(1 in 4 weekends, 4 evenings a month)

RATES OF PAY

£10.10 per hour

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Female due to personal care
  • Reliable/Punctual
  • Considerate/Caring/Trustworthy
  • Friendly/Chatty
  • Confident/Proactive
  • Experienced with a terminal illness preferable/Training provided, condition of employment
  • Car driver needed
  • Willing to drive owners adapted vehicle may be required.
  • Clean driving license
  • PA to be okay with animals - we have 2 friendly dogs which are part of our household.
  • Good sense of humour.

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 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