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JOB DESCRIPTION

SOMETHING ABOUT ME

I am a lady who lives in the Llantwit Major area. I use a wheelchair to get around.  Normal tasks can be very difficult and I need someone who is flexible and reliable to assist me.  I have some memory difficulties that can make me frustrated at times.  I enjoy getting out and about and need some company to achieve things outside of the home, I enjoy trips to the theatre, gardening and going out to lunch. 

 PLACE OF WORK

My home.

Out and about in the community

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To enable me to live as independently as possible.

HOURS OF WORK

There are 9 hours weekly

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8.30 – 9.30 am

Friday 9am -3pm

 You may be asked to cover for my other PAs annual leave from time to time.

RATE OF PAY

 £9.80 per hour

TASKS CAN INCLUD

  • To assist me in and around my home
  • Occasional meal preparation
  • Shopping for food/clothes
  • Taking me out for lunch/social outings
  • Keeping me company
  • Reminding me of appointments
  • Accompanying me to doctors and hospital appointments.
  • Assisting me with inputting information into my diary

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Someone who can use their own initiative
  • Someone who enjoys housework and does a good job
  • Someone who will provide personal care when necessary
  • A good sense of humour is essential
  • Someone who is happy to use their car to take me out and about
  • Someone who respect the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home
  • A person who can be flexible and reliable
  • A person with a positive commitment to this kind of work
  • Someone who would feel comfortable and relaxed working in my home

ABOUT THE JOB

I will be your legal employer so you will need a National Insurance number. Pay will be four-weekly by cheque and appropriate paid annual leave is given. There will be trial period involved and a police check will be necessary (which I will arrange).