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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a man 37 years of age living in the Llanedeyrn area of Cardiff.  I am a wheel chair user and need it for my mobility in the home, and when out. I am looking for a personal assistance to join my team of existing personal carers, I have a good sense of humour and love spending time and having fun with my family. I also have a 3-year-old niece who I love to spend time with. I do have a dog-called Milo and a Turtle. My personal assistant would be required to assist me in all aspects of my care. I love to socialise, go for walks, coffee, cinema but also enjoy watching Emergency T.V programs and using my I Pad.

 

PURPOSE OF JOB

  • To keep me Safe at All times and supervise me when out as well as in the home.
  • Assist with going out to places of my choice and to shops
  • Assist with correspondence, appointments and other admin work
  • As my personal assistant you will be directed by me and accountable to my mother in all aspects of your work and please to always ask what my needs are and to listen.

 

Supervision

  • Work will be carried out in the home
  • I use a powered wheel chair for all my mobility
  • An adapted vehicle is used to transport me around.
  • You will be responsible for all security within the home during your working shift.

TASKS

  • Assist with my personal care
  • Assist with moving and transitioning in and out of my wheelchair
  • Using a ceiling hoist (Training will be given as necessary)
  • Liaise with district nurses re care needs
  • Preparing and clearing away after meals
  • Prepare drinks and snacks when needed
  • Prompting of Medication
  • Household cleaning, laundry, ironing, changing beds and general household duties
  • Feeding the animals
  • Gardening

 

 

PLACE OF WORK

Home and out in the community.

 

HOURS OF WORK

Sunday 9.00am to 1.00pm

 

Flexibility is essential, as the personal assistant would be required to cover sickness and holidays also.

 

 

RATE OF PAY

Day hours- £9.00 per hour

Night rate- £62.64 per night sleep

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable and Punctual
  • Able to respect my privacy and confidentiality
  • Have common sense
  • A full driving licence essential and must be over 25
  • Flexible and adaptable to my needs
  • Selfless attitude to caring
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Good Sense of humour
  • Flexibility is essential, as the personal assistant would be required to cover sickness and holidays.

 

Desirable Qualities

Similar Interests

 

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.