VOG621 Personal assistant JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a 22 year old young lady living the Barry area with my family; I have a cat and 2 rescue rabbits. I am visually impaired and use a white cane and also use sighted guide. I enjoy keeping fit, swimming, trampoline, shopping, nail/beauty, hair, cinema and bowling. I don’t like some loud noises as they can frighten me and also fast rides at fairgrounds. I am looking for a Personal Assistant to support me in the community and to keep me safe. PURPOSE OF THE JOB I am looking to employ a personal assistant to take me to help me access activities and keep me physically active. HOURS OF WORK There are 3 hours per week These hours can be worked flexible RATES OF PAY £8.80 per hour, plus mileage allowance TASKS CAN INCLUDE Taking me to the cinema, swimming, trampoline park, shopping, doing girlie things like having hair done, nails done etc and ensuring I am safe at all times TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Someone who has experience working with someone who is visually impaired preferred but no essential Non smoker First aid certificate preferred Someone who is chatty, funny and easy to get on with Someone who will be sensitive to my needs Someone who will be reliable as I like routine, patient, punctual A driver with access to own vehicle is essential, but I also have a companion bus pass 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 calendar monthly basis and appropriate holiday pay given. The post is subject to a probationary period and a DBS (Police) Check.