DP590 Personal Assistant Quote REF: DP590 on Application Form Apply now Job DESCRIPTION SOMETHING ABOUT ME I am a retired gentleman who lives alone in the Pontypridd area. I have some cognitive impairment due to my recent stroke. PLACE OF WORK My home, occasionally out and about in the local area. PURPOSE OF THE JOB The purpose of the job is to help me to maintain my independence and safety at home. I need to be reminded to take my medication at the correct time. I need help to do food shopping and assistance to prepare meals. You will also have to take me to the laundrette once a week as well as accompany me to my local pub once a week. HOURS OF WORK YOU WILL WORK EVERY OTHER WEEK FOR 7 DAYS There are 17 Hrs per week to be split between 2 PA’s this can be 8.5 Hrs each or the Hours Can be agreed mutually. Monday – Sunday There will be some flexibility of times to suit both myself and my PA. RATE OF PAY £9.20 per hour 40p per mile for use of your own car TASKS CAN INCLUDE Assistance buying my groceries Food/Meal preparation Medication prompts General household cleaning and tidying Attending a singing group at my local pub Helping me with laundry Taking me to Doctors and medical appointments Other trips out TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Male or female Someone with similar interests Driver and car owner (essential) Experience useful Willing to learn Friendly and good company Flexible Able to work on own initiative Respectful of my home and property Ability to cover extra shifts at various times ABOUT THE JOB I will be your legal employer so you will need a National Insurance number. Pay will be fortnightly by cheque and appropriate paid annual leave is given.