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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

 

82-year-old gentleman living in Fairwater, Cardiff requires a Bengali speaking PA to support him with day to day tasks.

 

He has Alzheimer's and various health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and Psoriasis.  He enjoys talking about his past and his life in Bangladesh but is unable to retain short-term information.

 

Minimum two PAs will be required as it will be 7 days a week care.

 

PURPOSE OF JOB

To support with daily tasks in my home and to help me be as independent as possible.

HOURS OF WORK

14 hours per week in total, Mon to Sun.

1 hour morning call- 8.30am to 9.30am

1 hour afternoon call- 11.30am to 12.30am

 

Please apply for this job role if you are able to cover any of these hours e.g. weekday mornings only as we will need to recruit at least two people to cover 7 days a week.

RATE OF PAY

£9.15 an hour

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Morning call- Support with getting ready for the day and prompting with medication
  • Afternoon call- Support with showering and shaving. He will be able to do these tasks with continuous prompting.

 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Reliable
  • Patient
  • Trustworthy
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Caring
  • Friendly
  • Bengali speaking is desirable

 

 

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.