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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a mature lady living in the Fairwater area of Cardiff. I live with my husband, son and very protective West highland terrier. He will need to be safely secured upon visits. I am a very friendly person who enjoys to have a chat. I have long standing bipolar disorder which has fluctuated over the last few years. I also have occasional low mood and anxiety and will need encouragement. I have kidney failure and attend dialysis three times a week. I also have poor mobility due to several health concerns. I use a wheelchair when attending any appointments that I have and use a frame for short distances around the house.  

PURPOSE OF JOB

To ensure I am safe at all times.

To provide me companionship when my husband accesses the community and appointments.

To encourage me to access the local community.

PLACE OF WORK

In my home and out in the community on occasions.

HOURS OF WORK

8 Hours per week to be flexible.

RATE OF PAY

£10.45 per hour.

TASKS INVOLVED

To assist with personal care once trust has been built up.

To encourage me to access the local community and to attend with me.

To complete light domestic duties.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Manual handling training will be required.
  • Someone who is kind, patient and understanding.
  • Someone who has knowledge of Bipolar disorder would be an advantage but not essential.
  • A female personal assistant required due to personal care.

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.