JOB DESCRIPTION

 SOMETHING ABOUT ME 

 

I’m an elderly lady living in Penarth living in my own home but requires 24/7 support to ensure personal care, meal preparation. I have good mobility but have memory difficulties caused by Dementia. I’m mostly quiet and settled, and have kind and gentle nature. Some of my favourite television programs include Tipping Point and Bullseye. I’m looking for a minimum 2 PA’s ideally 3 to provide support to ensure my care needs are met.                      

PLACE OF WORK

 

At home

 

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

 

To support me and help my family to ensure my care needs are met

HOURS OF RATE OF PAY

61 hours a week shared between 2 Personal assistants ideally 3(additional hours can be discussed at interview

 

Rate of Pay from  £9.20 to £9.40 per hour

 

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

  • Meal preparation
  • Personal care
  • Encourage me to eat
  • Provide company and engage in conversation
  • Watching Television
  • Some domestic duties may be required

 TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

 

  • Mindful of my condition
  • Experience of caring for someone with Dementia (personal or professional)
  • Positive and encouraging
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Kind and gentle nature

 

 ABOUT THE JOB

 

The post is subject to satisfactory references and a DBS (Police) Check - which will need to be carried out before employment can commence. The cost of this will be met by the employer (Local Authority). The relevant checks will be carried out to ensure any applicant has the right to work in the UK before you start work . depending on hours this will be part/full 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 four weekly and appropriate holiday pay given.

Please Note: Dewis Centre for Independent Living is acting on behalf of a third party and will not be your employer, or be liable for any issues arising out of your employment should you be offered employment.