CDP1821 Personal Assistant to Adult Quote ref: CDP1821 on application form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF Personal assistant is required for a lady in her early 40’s living in Gabalfa, Cardiff. She is affected by a condition that affects the body’s connective tissue. This makes it painful to stand, sit, walk, write/type, talk and eat. As a result, lying down and resting through the day and pacing/ planning is needed. Some of her hobbies include hydrotherapy physio pool walking, thinking of all the things she would like to do, observing the world go by and capturing these precious moments. PURPOSE OF JOB To support at home, out in the community and provide respite for her husband. 2 PAs will be required for this job as it is 7 days a week support. HOURS OF WORK 11 hours and 45 mins a week broken down as: 8.30 am to 9am x 7 days a week 11.30am to 12.15pm x 7 days a week 2.30pm to 4pm on a Tuesday and Thursday to attend hydrotherapy physio pool RATE OF PAY £10.50 per hour TASKS INVOLVED Tasks may include assistance or support with the following: Personal care- Including assisting applying Orthoses: supports, applying pain relieving machine Dressing Meals and preparation Social outings, community activities Shopping Household duties TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Reliable/Punctual Considerate/Caring/Trustworthy Proactive Due to her condition she doesn’t see many people so she needs someone that’s encouraging/positive Experienced/Training provided, condition of employment Non-smoker 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.