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JOB DESCRIPTION 

Personal Assistant 

 

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF 

 

The Service user is a 64 year old lady living in the Canton area of Cardiff. 

 

PURPOSE OF JOB 

 

The main purpose of the position is to support me at home. To provide assistance with the daily functions of breakfast, lunch and tea, personal care and medication. To provide social interaction. 

 

PLACE OF WORK 

 

At home. 

 

HOURS OF WORK 

Total 14 hours per week 

 

7 x 45 minute late morning calls to support with a wash/shower and dressing, Commode care and prompt medication. 
 
7 x 30 minutes Tea time call to support with hot meal, medication and 

Commode care.  
 
7 x 45 minute pre bed support to prepare a light snack, change into night clothesCommode care and medication. 

 

 

RATE OF PAY 

  

£9.78 per hour. 

 

 

TASKS INVOLVED 

 

  • To provide assistance with personal care to shower and dress  
  • Prompt to take medication.  
  • To prepare breakfast, lunch and tea. 
  • To undertake basic household duties: make the bed daily and change when needed. 
  • Clean the commode when carrying out daily calls.  
  • Provide some social interaction.  

 

 

 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED 

 

  • Reliable, committed and punctual
  • Kind, caring and Understanding of confidentiality and privacy 
  • Trustworthy and efficient
  • Sociable

 

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.