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JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

44-year-old lady living in Llandaff, Cardiff requires a personal assistant to support her with daily tasks.

She has Fibromyalgia that mainly affects both legs and her lower back.  Her mobility is limited and she is in a lot of pain.  She has good and bad days so the level of support required will depend on how she is feeling that day. 

She is unable to leave the house, as there is no stair lift or access for her so support will required within her home.

At least two PAs will need to be employed as it's 7 days a week care.

 

HOURS OF WORK

Maternity cover only

7 days a week

1 hour (7am)- Personal care & continence care, prepare breakfast

45 mins (13.30)- Continence care and prepare lunch

30 mins (17:30)- Continence care and meal prep

45 mins (21:00)- Continence care, meal and bed preparation

Please be aware there may be some flexibility with times.

RATES OF PAY

£9.75 per hour

 

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Personal care & continence care- showering, dressing/ undressing, applying cream to legs and back
  • Meal prep
  • Light domestic tasks

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Reliable
  • Patient
  • Trustworthy
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Caring
  • Friendly
  • Experience with care work
  • Don’t need to be a car driver

ABOUT THE JOB

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period will be necessary in the first instance. The wage will be paid four weekly and appropriate holiday pay given.

The post is subject to satisfactory references and a DBS (Police) Check - which will need to be carried out before employment can commence. The cost of this will be met by the employer (Local Authority).

The relevant checks will be carried out to ensure any applicant has the right to work in the UK.