CDP1129 Personal Assistant to Adult Quote ref: CDP1129 on application form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF Personal assistant is required for a 80 year old lady in living in Cyncoed, Cardiff. She has Parkinson’s Disease, curvature of the spine and is non-mobile. She likes watching TV/ films, chatting and has a pet cat called Otis. PURPOSE OF JOB To support at home, alongside daughter who is also her main PA as all hours are double handed. HOURS OF WORK 3.5 hours per day broken down as- 1 hour- Morning 45 mins- Lunch time 1 hours and 45 min for tea and bedtime Every day except a Friday evening which is covered by agency staff. The hours can be split between more than one PA. RATE OF PAY £9.65 per hour TASKS INVOLVED Tasks may include assistance or support with the following: Personal care Dressing, undressing Moving and Handling, using hoist and other aids (training will be required) Meals and preparation Social outings, community activities Shopping Hospital appointments Household duties Any other reasonable task TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Reliable/Punctual Considerate/Caring/Trustworthy Friendly/Chatty Confident/Proactive Experienced/Training provided, condition of employment 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.