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JOB DESCRIPTION

Temporary Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I’m looking for a PA for my 27yr old son who lives with me in Efail Isaf, RCT. He’s a fluent Welsh speaker. He has Muscular Dystrophy (which is a slowly degenerative condition) but is able to walk independently with the aid of a stick. He also has some learning difficulties. Despite his condition he is always happy, although he does lack confidence and needs to form a good relationship with a PA to help him with this. He loves all genres of music but is looking for someone to share some time with. He has a good sense of humour and enjoys cooking, the garden, and getting out and about in the car.

PURPOSE OF JOB

I am looking to employ a Personal Assistant to support me in accessing the social activities that I enjoy. 

HOURS OF WORK

There are 4 hrs per week available at the moment which will hopefully be increased.

These hours are available in the afternoons... preferably Monday,Wednesday or Friday  

RATE OF PAY

£9 per hour plus travelling expenses.

TASKS INVOLVED

  • To support and accompany me while out on social outings.
  • To encourage and support me to try out new and different activities
  • Helping me to gain confidence.
  • Any other duties to be discussed and mutually agreed between yourself and your employer.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • A person who respects and understands the importance of my privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home
  • Someone who is confident, mature and has patience.
  • A person with a friendly, easy-going manner
  • Someone who is adaptable and flexible is essential
  • Someone who will be able to support me but not take over
  • Able to work Independently and on their own initiative to previously agreed criteria
  • Someone trustworthy, reliable and punctual
  • Someone with a caring and responsible attitude
  • Be willing to undertake any training identified as relating to the post e.g. Manual Handling Course, Basic First Aid
  • Car owner/driver essential

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.