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JOB DESCRIPTION
Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a male living in the Splott area of Cardiff. I am a happy and positive person who is friendly and easy going. I have Attaxia and I struggle with day to day tasks. I struggle with walking and I can sometimes have trouble with my speech and suffer with memory loss along with swallowing. I will always inform you of what I want/need at each call. I have 2 small dogs and tropical fish which are one of my many interests. There are many other things I enjoy doing.

PURPOSE OF JOB

The purpose of me having a personal assistant is to enable me to live at home and be as independent and comfortable as possible.

PLACE OF WORK

Supporting me in my home and out in the community.

HOURS OF WORK

2 hours per day.

1x 3.5 hours social call per week.

There are 17.5 hours available per week; times to be discussed with employer.

RATE OF PAY

£9.70 per hour.

TASKS INVOLVED

Providing food and drink on each call.
Companionship if there is time left over.
Light domestic duties which include Laundry, taking the bins out, washing up and occasionally taking my 2 dogs for a short walk.
There may be occasions when I may need support with showering but I do try doing this myself.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

The type of person that I want to employ is someone who is positive and friendly. A good sense of humour and uses their initiative. Ideally I would like to employ someone who has experience in managing a home. Someone who is pro active and has basic common sense is important to me.
A car driver/owner is essential.

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.