CDP346 Personal Assistant for Adult Quote ref : CDP346 on application Apply Now Job Description A LITTLE BIT ABOUT MYSELF I am a chatty lady who has cerebral palsy and am visually impaired, I use an electric wheelchair to get around and all physical transfer are done via a ceiling track hoist, I need full assistance with personal care and dressing. Assistance is required with housework, food preparation and all aspects of daily living including accessing the wider community. I am a lively, social outgoing lady who enjoys music, going to the theatre and cinema and socialising with family and friends, I have lived in my own home since 2005 in 24-hour care. The position has become vacant as one of my carers who has been with me for more than 16 years has retired, some of my girls have been with me a number of years, they have been described by both Social Services and myself as a “Super Team”. PURPOSE OF THE JOB As well as full personal care I need support with activities within my home as well as accessing the wider community. PLACE OF WORK I live in Pontprennau, Cardiff in 24-hour care. HOURS OF WORK I and am looking for someone to work Sunday 3pm-11pm overnight sleep and Monday 7am-3pm. You may be asked to cover any holiday or sickness leave. RATE OF PAY £10.00 per hour and £70.00 sleep Bank holiday hourly rate £20.00 per hour TASKS INVOLVED Full personal care Preparing meals and drinks Household duties including laundry and cleaning Accompany me to social activities or appointments when needed TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Honest, reliable and punctual Able to respect confidentiality, my privacy and individuality Flexibility and adaptability to meet my needs Sociable and outgoing ABOUT THE JOB This is a part-time job for which a National Insurance number is required. A trial period of three months will be necessary. Wages are paid four weekly. The post is subject to a DBS check, the cost of which will be met by the Local Authority and two satisfactory references.