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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

 

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

 

Elderly lady living in the Fairwater area of Cardiff, looking for a female PA to assist her in her home attend appointments and access the local community and social activities.

PURPOSE OF JOB

To assist the client with Personal Care, prompt with medication. Assist with making breakfast/snack and meals throughout the day. Encourage client going out to social activities and day centre and provide emotional support.

HOURS OF WORK

 

18 hours per week.

 

Monday to Sunday, Morning call, 30 minutes, personal care, breakfast, medication prompt

And snack preparation.

 

Monday to Friday, Lunch call, 30 minute, Assist with meal prep and drink,

Continence care and medication.

 

Monday to Sunday, Tea call, 30 minute for incontinence care and evening meal. – 5 to 6pm

 

Monday to Sunday, Bed call, 30 minute assist with bed time preparation, make sure house is secure, continence care, medication no earlier than 9pm

 

Monday – 3.5 hours support to Bingo

Wednesday – 1.5 hours to coffee morning

 

2 x days per week to day centre, (Friday and Saturday)

 

RATES OF PAY

£10.40 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

 

  • Assistance with washing/showering
  • Breakfast preparation
  • Prepare, lunch, snacks and drinks and a hot meal.
  • Continence care, medication prompting
  • Assistance with social activities and accessing community.

 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Someone who loves to chat and don’t mind being asked the same questions a few times in a short space of time.
  • Someone who is flexible, reliable and trustworthy
  • Someone who is patient and understands my needs
  • Car driver with own vehicle preferred
  • Dementia aware
  • Provide sensitive emotional support and support with social interaction

 

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.