VOG111 Personal assistant (Social care hours) Please quote job reference VOG111 on application. Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a friendly lady living with my 2 sons in the Cowbridge area. I have M.E and I am looking to employ a Personal Assistant to assist me with support for social activities whilst also enabling me to remain independence. My condition fluctuates a lot – sometimes I am bedridden, at other times I can move around slowly but spend a lot of time resting. I am housebound the majority of the time. Sometimes I barely have the energy to talk or it is painful to speak due to severe sore throats, and I also suffer from hemiplegic migraines. PURPOSE OF THE JOB To support me for social activities in and around the local area. HOURS OF WORK Variable hours available for example- 10 hours per month, which can be further discussed at interview. RATES OF PAY £9.70 per hour TASKS CAN INCLUDE Accompanying me out socially when required TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED A person who respects the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone-else’s home Someone who can empathise and understands my condition Someone who is patient and quietly spoken A non-smoker and someone who doesn’t mind not wearing perfume as I am chemically sensitive A car owner / driver Someone flexible Someone non-judgmental 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 four weekly basis and appropriate holiday pay given. The post is subject to a probationary period and a DBS (Police) Check.