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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.