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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

 

I am a  3.5 year old little girl with quadriplegic cerebral palsy and require a wheelchair at all times.  I am looking for someone who can assist  me  with all aspects of my day-to-day life including personal care, dressing, feeding and activities. I am non-verbal but love to be social and enjoys being around other people and other children and being kept busy. I love Peppa Pig, playing with sensory toys, swimming, being outside on my swing and going on walks.

 

 

PURPOSE OF JOB

To support me  with all my daily activities within the family home as well as accessing the local community.

 

 

PLACE OF WORK

 

I  live in Whitchurch Cardiff with my family.

 

 

HOURS OF WORK

 

I currently have 4 hours a week of support agreed. We hope that this will increase over time and that the successful candidate will be able to accommodate this. We would ideally like to use these hours on a Saturday or Sunday morning.

 

RATE OF PAY

£12.40 per hour.

 

TASKS INVOLVED

·        Assisting with personal care

·        Assisting with feeding

·        Entertaining and doing activities with me

·        Full training will be given on all aspects

 

 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

·        Due to the nature of this role involving personal care, I will need a female assistant.

·        Previous experience desirable but not essential; the right attitude and warm character is of the utmost importance

·        Honest, reliable and punctual

·        Enjoys working with children

·        Be happy to get ‘stuck in’ and learn all about myself and my likes/dislikes

·        Full driving license with Business class 1 required

·        Must like dogs as we have a very over-friendly Cavapoo named Elvis

·        Manual Handling Certificate required if not a Free Training course will be provided  prior to starting the role.

 

 

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