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JOB DESCRIPTION 

Personal Assistant 

 

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF 

 

83 year old lady living in Pen Y Lan, Cardiff requires a personal assistant to support her with day to day tasks.  

 

She has suffered a stroke so is immobile and has to be moved using a steady. She has very slight cognitive impairment but is very sociable and loves company. She can become very anxious if left alone for a period of time. 

 

 

HOURS OF WORK 

18.5 hours per week- flexible working hours to be discussed.  

 

3 hours every afternoon Monday to Friday and an additional 3.5 hours on either an evening or weekend depending on when her daughter needs to work.  

 

There will need to be flexibility around these hours as her daughters work hours vary but there will be plenty of notice if any changes need to be made.  

 

RATE OF PAY 

£9.95 an hour  

  

TASKS INVOLVED 

Minimal personal care required i.e toileting, hours are mainly to provide company and some simple meal prep.  

 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED 

  • Reliable, committed and punctual 
  • Understanding of confidentiality and privacy 
  • Trustworthy and efficient 
  • Non-smoker 
  • Must like dogs as the lady owns two 
  • Manual handling training would be required 

 

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.