CDP2199 2:1 Personal Assistant to Adult Quote ref: CDP2199 on application form Apply now Closing date- 26.03.24 JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a young female adult living in the Rumney area of Cardiff. I live at home with my parents and my dog (you won’t see him as he will be out of the room). I enjoy arts and crafts and I’m hoping to return to college soon. I am paralysed from my chest down but I can move my arms and hands, this is limited due to my condition. The condition can improve and I am hoping to recover my ability to walk and move given the right circumstances and treatment. I require two Pa's to provide all of my care needs in partnership with myself, I will need encouragement to participate in as much as I am able to. PURPOSE OF JOB To ensure I am safe and comfortable at all times. Promote my independence. Maintain high standards of personal hygiene. PLACE OF WORK In my home and out in the community. HOURS OF WORK There are 66 hours available split between a team of PA’s, due to calls needing to be double handed. For example, 2 Pas to work 33 hours each week alongside each other. I am looking for a small team of PA’s to share hours, cover sickness and holidays also. RATE OF PAY £12.60 PER HOUR. TASKS INVOLVED Meals will be provided by my family but I will need assistance with feeding myself. All aspects of personal care. Take part in any hobbies or activities that I am interested in. Changing bedding. Escorting me out into the community. Braiding my hair. TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Manual handling training will be required. Medication training will be required. Car driver essential. Kind and patient. Bubbly and chatty. Someone who can use their own initiative. 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.