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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a gentleman living in Llanrumney. I am looking for a relief personal assistant to cover Annual leave and sickness. I have a good sense of humour and am good natured. I do take a little while to get used to people but when I do I am very chatty. I have had a stroke which has restricted me physically and left me with little use of my left side. I also have a spinal injury and I am a wheelchair user. The care will take place in my home.

PURPOSE OF JOB

To provide me personal and nutritional and daily care.

 

PLACE OF WORK

My home

 

HOURS OF WORK

24.5 hours per week = 3.5 hours a day

Times to be discussed as calls will be breakfast, dinner, tea and bedtime.

 

RATE OF PAY

£10.15 and Bank Holiday double time.

 

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Meal preparations, drinks
  • Assist with toileting care
  • Transferring from wheelchair to commode
  • Checking that manual handling equipment has no damage and remains functional
  • Prompting of medication
  • Tidy kitchen and dispose of all rubbish

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED 

Someone who likes a challenge, and preferably has a manual handling certificate (if not training will be provided). Also to be aware of how my disability affects me. Someone who is aware how his disabilities affect him daily and needs to be confident, social, and reassuring.

 

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.