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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant


A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a gentleman in my 20s in the Neath area. I am registered blind and require a driver, note taker and sighted guide. I work full time and this position is to support me to complete tasks in an office and while out in the community. The post will be for around 6 to 8 weeks to cover my main PA while they are off. I have my own vehicle for use at work and I cover the whole of Neath Port Talbot County. I do a range of tasks including home visits, data entry, managing correspondence and facilitating meetings.


PLACE OF WORK

Community based throughout Neath Port Talbot with an office base in Neath Abbey


PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To provide cover for around 6 to 12 weeks. The job will be to transport me to and from work as well as to and from appointments and home visits. There will also be some data entry, note taking and support with paperwork.

HOURS OF WORK

30 hours per week

Hours can be worked over 4 or 5 days. Hours will normally be from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

This post is for 6 to 12 weeks to cover sickness. Immediate start pending completion of a DBS check.

£12.22 per hour

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

• Taking me to and from work
• Driving my Motability vehicle
• Supporting me to attend home visits, appointments and meetings
• Taking notes and helping me deal with paperwork
• Entering data into a database
• Providing a sighted guide when in unfamiliar places


TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

• Someone reliable and punctual
• Someone who understands the need for confidentiality
• Someone professional and who can work in a busy office environment
• Someone discrete and who is comfortable dealing with sensitive information
• Someone confident in handling documents and entering data accurately
• Someone who can work on their own initiative
• Car driver is essential

ABOUT THE JOB

Although this is a temporary 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 four weekly basis and appropriate holiday pay given.

The post is subject to a DBS (Police) Check and the Right to Work in the UK check.