CDP1237 Personal Assistant to Adult Quote ref: CDP1237 on application form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Part-time Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF45-year-old lady living in St Fagans area, requires a personal assistant to support her to maximise her independence. She is looking for someone who is quiet, caring and understanding and can follow written guidance notes/ daily instructions independently to do duties to help with her daily care. It is essential to be an excellent communicator and fluent in English (written and verbal). She has ME/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and has some limitations with a back/ pelvis condition and anxiety. An understanding of these conditions and/ or willingness to learn about them is preferred. HOURS OF WORK9.5 hours to 11 hours’ 45 mins p/w, weekdays only, over 3 to 5 days. Days/ times to be discussed. RATES OF PAY £9.75 per hour TASKS INVOLVED • Preparing and cooking meals and snacks in accordance with dietary advice.• Prompting with eating and drinking• Assistance with changing bed linen/ laundry• Personal care- partial assistance with bathing/showering including washing hair.• Assistance with phone calls/ correspondence TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED • Reliable, committed and punctual• Understanding of confidentiality and privacy• Trustworthy and efficient• Excellent listening skills, fluent in English• Quiet, caring and understanding personality• Due to Multiple Chemical Sensitivity condition (M.C.S) associated with M.E/C.F.S, applicants must adhere to not wearing any chemically based fragrances on their person or clothes (i.e. including hair products, deodorant, perfume, washing powder, fabric conditioner)• A non-smoker from a non-smoking household is also essential for the above reason Preferred qualities • Understanding of the possible needs of a person with M.E/ C.F.S, back condition and anxiety• First aid and food hygiene qualifications• Flexible 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.