VOG616 Personal Assistant Quote REF: VOG616 on Application Form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant SOMETHING ABOUT ME I am a 73 year old gentleman with moderate dementia, living on my own in a bungalow in Cowbridge. I have a care package in place from the local authority, but as my family doesn’t live near, I need some support to get about and about and some company at home. I am fully mobile and don’t need any help with walking or personal tasks. I really enjoy walking and visiting local places of interest. PLACE OF WORK In and around the area of Cowbridge and at my home PURPOSE OF THE JOB I am looking for a PA, to join my existing carers, to provide me with some friendly company at the weekends and to take me out to local places - such as the seaside, and to accompany me on walks from my house. HOURS OF WORK 3 hours on each of Saturday and Sunday afternoons with probably more hours available casually, (job share considered) RATE OF PAY £10.75 an hour TASKS CAN INCLUDE Driving me in your car to local places. Taking me out for a walk and maybe a visit to a cafe. Being a caring companion by keeping me company when at home and making a cup of tea/ coffee. Doing some ‘pottering’ in the garden occasionally. (Nothing heavy!) TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED A driver with access to their own vehicle and a clean driving license will be essential. A friendly person who is caring, considerate and patient and preferably with experience of assisting someone with dementia. Someone who is reliable, punctual and can use their initiative. 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. The wage will be paid monthly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You may be required to apply for a DBS check at no expense to you. Thank you.