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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a Lady in my 80’s that has dementia living in the Cyncoed area of Cardiff. I am fairly mobile and enjoy short walks in the local park and going to cafés within my community.

 

PURPOSE OF JOB

To support me throughout the day with activities and tasks within my home as well as outside.

 

PLACE OF WORK

My Home and out in the Community.

 

HOURS OF WORK

44 hours a week

 

Days and hours to be discussed.

This post is open to job sharing, one PA would not be required to work 7 days a week.

Flexibility would be required.

 

 

RATE OF PAY

Day rate £9.80

Bank Holidays attract double time.

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Assisting with all personal care throughout the day. 
  • Providing meals and drinks, snacks and then clearing them away. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. 
  • Prompting with my medication 
  • Assessing the community 
  • Assisting with home chores
  • Assisting me with daily tasks
  • Support me whilst attending some appointments                   

 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Reliable and punctual
  • Able to respect my privacy and confidentiality
  • Have Empathy and patience
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet my needs
  • Must be flexible
  • Car driver

 

 

Desirable qualities

  • Previous care  work is desirable
  • Can use own initiative
  • Common Sense
  • Patience
  • Reliable
  • 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.

 

Thank you.