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JOB DESCRIPTION

Casual Personal Assistants

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a young lady living with my parents in Merthyr. I don’t have any formal diagnosis, but I have no communication and limited mobility. I can’t stand unsupported but am able to walk short distances with assistance and use a wheelchair when out. I am a very happy, smiley person and love being out and about.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

I am looking for a PA to join my team of staff on a casual basis which will allow my parents some respite and for me to go out and do things I enjoy.

HOURS OF WORK

Casual hours.

There aren’t regular weekly hours available, just on an ad-hoc basis.

Hours will be available throughout the week and weekend.

RATES OF PAY

£9.20 per hour

Plus Mileage Allowance

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

  • Working alongside my other PA to take me out to various places such as parks, shops and out for the day to Porthcawl or the Mumbles etc
  • Pushing me in my wheelchair
  • Getting me in and out of your car
  • Taking me for lunch
  • Being a good companion on our trips out together

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • A driver with access to their own car is essential (car will also need to accommodate my wheelchair)
  • Someone who will work well as a team with my other PA, but also happy to work alone when needed
  • Someone who will enjoy our trips out together
  • Someone who will be reliable and be able to cover some additional hours if needed
  • Someone who will keep me safe at all times

ABOUT THE JOB

Although this is a part-time job, it will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period will be necessary in the first instance. The salary will be paid on a calendar monthly basis and appropriate holiday pay given.

The post is subject to a probationary period and a DBS (Police) Check.