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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT US

Robert

I’m a gentleman living within the Llantwit Major area with my mother. I am partially sighted and have learning disabilities. I also suffer from epilepsy although these are very rare nowadays thanks to medication. I am seeking a PA to support me 7 days a week with daily tasks such as making breakfast, lunch, dinner and supper. I also require a presence in the house when bathing and support with shaving.

This support will be provided within my own home which I share with my mother. I also need support to access my local community, I enjoy doing things such as my weekly food shop for me and my mother. I also like to attend different cafes. The direct payments is to encourage my independence.

Jean

I’m an elderly lady living within the Llantwit Major area with my son who is partially sighted and has learning disabilities. I have recently been diagnosed as being in early onset of Alzheimer's dementia.  This is not affecting me greatly at the moment. I have limited mobility and am seeking a PA to support me 7 days a week with daily tasks such as personal care, making breakfast, lunch, dinner and supper. I may also need support to access my local community. The direct payments is to encourage my independence.

Purpose of Job:

  • Support with daily tasks such as preparing my meals, general housework, prompting of medication, shopping and support with accessing the community.

HOURS OF WORK

Robert: There are 19 hours to be used a week.

  • Half hour every morning to support me prepare and make my own breakfast, clear away and wash up and to make my bed. Starting from around 6.45AM - 7:00AM.
  • Half hour every lunch time to support me to prepare and make my own Lunch, clear away and wash up. Starting from around 11:30 AM-11.45:AM
  • Half hour every dinner time to prepare a microwave meal Dinner and dessert (NOTE This main meal is taken at lunch time on weekends with “lunch” being taken at this time) clear away and wash up. Starting from around 15.30PM.
  • Half hour every evening to make Supper, clear away and wash up. Starting from around 18.30PM.
  • Half hour every Thursday & Sunday presence required in house when bathing. Starting from around 16.00PM.

The remaining hours I will be using for occasional cooking/baking, general housework such as cleaning, washing and ironing and going out in the community.

Jean: There are 11 hours and 45 minutes to be used a week.

  • Half hour every morning to support me with personal care, prepare and make my own breakfast, clear away and wash up, make my bed and empty/clean commode. Prepare lunch to eat later in the day. Starting from around 6.45AM - 7:00AM.
  • Half hour every dinner time to prepare a microwave meal Dinner and dessert (NOTE This main meal is taken at lunch time on weekends with “lunch” being taken at this time) clear away and wash up. Starting from around 15.30PM.
  • 15 minutes every evening to make Supper, clear away and wash up. Starting from around 18.30PM.

The remaining hours I will be using for general housework such as cleaning, washing and ironing and going out in the community.

RATE OF PAY

Robert: £10.30 Per Hour and also with 40p per mile.

Jean: £10.30 Per Hour, mileage will have to be a private arrangement between employer and employee.

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

  • Support me out in my local community.
  • Promote my independence
  • Promote my living skills
  • Support me with personal care.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Patient, kind and friendly.
  • Energetic, outgoing and easy to get along with.
  • Must have a full UK drivers licence.
  • Good communication skills
  • Confident
  • Understanding
  • Compassionate

ABOUT THE JOB

 

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A probationary period of 6 months will be necessary in the first instance. I will be your employer. The wage will be paid 4 weekly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive appropriate holidays and holiday pay.

This job is subject to a DBS check.