CDP1025 Personal Assistant to Adult Quote ref: CDP1025 on application form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a lady in my 50s with learning disabilities, depression and arthritis, looking for a personal assistant in the Ely area of Cardiff. I am on medication and can suffer from panic attacks. I can become very distressed at times, particularly when I am home alone or if I have not understood something. The PA would need to be a car driver to enable me to access the community and to allow me to go shopping and for other activities. PURPOSE OF JOB To assist me with day-to-day tasks and support me with my independence. PLACE OF WORK In my own property as well as in the community. HOURS OF WORK There are 3 hours per week. The pattern of working hours will be discussed at interview RATE OF PAY £9.35 per hour. TASKS INVOLVED Providing support where necessary to assist in a variety of tasks when asked to. Help with medication. Assistance with doctor and dentist appointments. Provide assistance with preparing and cooking good quality and healthy foods for lunch/ supper. Providing help with general cleaning, and tidying rooms etc. Help with shopping. TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Reliable Excellent organisational skills Calm Pays attention to detail Good interpersonal skills Trustworthy ABOUT THE JOB Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A probation period will be necessary in the first instance. Wages will be paid 4 weekly. You will receive 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You will be required to apply for a DBS check at no expense to you. 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.