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JOB DESCRIPTION

 SOMETHING ABOUT ME

An Elderly lady in my mid 90’s living In Cowbridge who’s recently widowed. I’m a determined lady but with some memory difficulties. I keep in touch with my elderly friends and enjoy meeting them for a coffee. My interests include visiting the National Trust Gardens at Dyffryn and being taken out in the car. I use a wheelchair and walking sticks to aid mobility. Whilst in the house I enjoy listening to the radio, some of my favourite television programs include pointless, the repair shop, Coronation Street, documentaries, sport and athletics.

PLACE OF WORK  

At home and in the local community

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The purpose of the job is to provide companionship and ensure I am safe at all times whilst helping me to remain as independent as possible.

HOURS OF WORK

8.75 hours a week, daily calls, but times are flexible.

RATE OF PAY

£9.50 per hour

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

  • Sit and provide company
  • Prepare meals
  • Some domestic duties when required
  • Shopping
  • Take me out

 TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Someone who’s caring and understanding
  • Experience of caring for elderly people
  • Flexible
  • Chatty friendly and outgoing
  • Team player

 ABOUT THE JOB

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