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JOB DESCRIPTION

Female Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

 

I am a young adult living with my family in the Penylan area of Cardiff. I use a wheelchair and have some learning difficulties. I love to get out and about meeting people, going to events and to the shops. I am on a work placement this year on weekdays, but am free at the weekends.  I have a good sense of humour and love music, chatting and having fun.

 

 

PURPOSE OF JOB

 

I need someone to support me within my home and to access activities and events, and go shopping around Cardiff, at weekends,

 

I have a wheelchair-accessible vehicle and need someone who is happy to be on the insurance and drive, for example to Whizzkidz charity get-together events which are a little further afield.

 

 

PLACE OF WORK

 

At my home and in the community

 

HOURS OF WORK

 

Alternate weeks on Saturday for 6 hours, with some flexibility. Also occasional evening support on weekdays.

RATE OF PAY

 

£12.55 per hour

 

 

TASKS INVOLVED

 

Keeping me safe by supporting me in my home and enabling me to access activities in the local community

Assisting me with shopping

Going on local walks

Helping me to dress and with some personal care

Assisting me with meal preparation

 

 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

 

To be patient and reliable

To enjoy attending events and meeting people

To be able and happy to drive my motability vehicle.

To adhere to confidentiality

Female PA required due to personal care needs.

 

ABOUT THE JOB

 

The post is subject to satisfactory references and a DBS (Police) Check - which will need to be carried out before employment can commence. The cost of this will be met by the employer (Local Authority). The relevant checks will be carried out to ensure any applicant has the right to work in the UK before you start work. Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period will be necessary in the first instance. The wage will be paid four weekly and appropriate holiday pay given.

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.