DP376 Personal Assistant Quote REF: DP376 on Application Form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION SOMETHING ABOUT ME I am a lady living in the Pontypridd area with my cat. I am a laidback person who is friendly and enjoys a chat. I enjoy going to the theatre and especially enjoy watching musicals; my favourite is Les Miserables. I like to watch pop shows too and recently went to see Paul Carrack from Mike and the Mechanics at St David’s Centre. I like lots of music, especially soul, rock and roll and country. I like doing crafty things such as knitting and I enjoy a trip to Hobbycraft. I am a wheelchair dependent woman who can find some normal tasks to be very difficult. I need someone who is flexible and reliable to assist me. PLACE OF WORK My home. Out and about. PURPOSE OF THE JOB I wish to employ a personal assistant to provide me with support and assistance. I need help in my home, shopping and going out. I need someone who enjoys housework and gets satisfaction out of a good job. HOURS OF WORK I have between 16-26 hours available which can be spread over the week. The start and finish times to be agreed. RATE OF PAY Weekdays £9.20 per hour TASKS CAN INCLUDE To assist me with daily living difficulties Light domestic tasks (washing, laundry, ironing etc.) Assisting me with meal preparation Shopping Going out locally, attending appointments Going to the theatre, concerts etc. Assisting me to visit my family TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Someone who can use their own initiative is important Someone who enjoys housework and does a good job Someone who will provide personal care when necessary A good sense of humour is essential Someone who respect the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home A person who can be flexible and reliable A person with a positive commitment to this kind of work Someone who would feel comfortable and relaxed working in my home Car owner and driver is preferable Must like animals Experience would be an advantage ABOUT THE JOB I will be your legal employer so you will need a National Insurance number. Pay will be four-weekly by cheque and appropriate paid annual leave is given. There will be trial period involved and a police check will be necessary (which I will arrange).