JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

 

I am a lady in my 30s living in the Hawthorn area of Pontypridd with my 3 daughters. I have a cognitive impairment, field vision loss on the left side and left sided muscle weakness caused by a stroke. I also experience chronic fatique.

 

I am studying at the moment at University to be a learning disability nurse. I enjoy shopping and going out for coffee.  I am not keen on busy/crowded areas due to the issues with my vision.  I am very family orientated.

PURPOSE OF JOB

 To support me in the home and out in the community, so that I can continue to live independently.

 PLACE OF WORK

 In the home and out in the community.

HOURS OF WORK

 12 hours per week

(Ideally spread out over a few days but this can be discussed at interview).

RATE OF PAY

£8.70 per week

Mileage cost reimbursed – £0.40 per mile.

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Domestic chores that I find difficult
  • Taking me to do my food shopping
  • Taking me to and assisting me at Medical Appointments

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

 A person who is dependable and arrives on time.

  • A person who respects the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Someone patient and understanding
  • A person who is able to work on their own initiative and suggest new activities for us to try.
  • A car driver with a full clean uk driving licence is essential.
  • A female is required due to personal care element and attendance at medical appointments.

 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.