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JOB DESCRIPTION
Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 61 year old male, living in Adamsdown, who enjoys watching TV and drinking lots of tea. If I’m in the house, I’ll be watching only fools and horses or anything on ITV. I’ll quite happily sit all day, watching TV. I don’t mind going out in the car, shopping or on a day trip. I can’t walk very far without my leg hurting.

I have had learning difficulties all of my life. So I don’t tend to talk much, but I do enjoy company and laugh at anything.
I do need help getting dressed and toileting. I need my food prepared for me and cut into small pieces, to prevent me from choking.

PURPOSE OF JOB

To provide companionship and respite for my nephew who is my full time carer. To ensure that I am safe at all times.

PLACE OF WORK

In the home and out in the community.

HOURS OF WORK

4 Hours for an evening in the week, day and time to be discussed.
5 hours on a Saturday.
5 hours on a Sunday.
One weekend every 4 weeks 11am Friday to 4pm Monday.
This will be to stay with service user at Home to provide respite for main carer.

RATE OF PAY

Day hours are paid at £10.00 per hour.

£71.28 per shift of 8 hours.

TASKS INVOLVED

• Personal Care
• Meal preparation
• Assisting with medication- (medication training will be provided).
• To keep me engaged in activities.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

• Someone with a good sense of humour.
• Someone who can be flexible with working times.
• Friendly and kind.
• Must be able to use their own initiative.

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.

Thank you.