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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 23 year old girl who lives at home with my parents and my dog in the Brecon area. I have a rare form of restricted growth which affects my mobility resulting in me being a wheelchair user. I’m a keen crafter I enjoy making things, and learning new skills. I also love cooking/baking. I enjoy going shopping, and going to the cinema. I watch a variety of different films, but I am a nerd at heart I love marvel and DC films along with anything that is Sci-Fi or fantasy. I have a good network of friends who I enjoy meeting up with, however they all live in England. I try and meet up with them as often as I can, but because of the distance I normally stay with them for the weekend so I am looking for someone who is happy to drive that sort of distance, and willing to spend the weekend with me whilst I am there. I also enjoy swimming, and it is part of my physio routine, so it’s important for me to try and go at least once a week.

PURPOSE OF JOB

  • To support me whilst I am at home and when out and about
  • I am looking for 3 PA’s in total

HOURS OF WORK

  • 3 PA’s x 18 hrs per week, shift pattern will be 2 days per week 9:00-6:00 weekdays and Saturdays and 9:00-22:00 every other Saturday. This will be a job share

RATES OF PAY

  • £9.80 per hour including double pay on bank holidays

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Helping with personal care i.e. getting dressed, showering, drying hair
  • making my meals
  • cleaning and maintaining my room and any areas I’ve used
  • Going shopping or to the cinema
  • taking me to appointments
  • taking me to visit family members
  • helping me in the changing rooms whilst swimming, and accompanying me in the pool
  • going to the hairdressers
  • folding and putting away laundry
  • assisting me in taking my dog for a walk
  • helping me feed, clean up after, and groom my dog
  • driving me to visit friends
  • catching and removing SPIDERS

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • I am looking for a females due to supporting me with personal care
  • Reliable and punctual
  • organised
  • trustworthy
  • friendly
  • proactive and confident
  • Animal lover
  • car driver willing to drive my adapted vehicle and long distances
  • If a smoker, I have to be considerate of parents wishes and rules on where smoking is allowed.

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.  A DBS is required however you may start without one but it will need to be done ASAP. At no cost to you.