CDP516 Female Relief Personal Assistant to Adult Quote ref: CDP516 on application form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Relief Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a full-time wheelchair user, with some mild learning difficulties that affect my short-term memory retention. I live independently in my own home, and am supported by my family and my older sister who provides me with the majority of support around my finances and care. I turned 40 last year, and am currently living in the Llandaff North area of Cardiff. I need assistance with day-to-day activities, such as personal care, dressing, food preparation and driving my wheelchair accessible vehicle when I go out and about to visit friends and family. I have a lot of social anxiety and need support and encouragement to go out, but once I’m out I have a great time. I love to watch movies, in particular Horror, but don’t worry if that isn’t your thing, I have plenty of people that will watch a scary film with me. I like plenty of other genres too. I love to go out for a drive in my adapted van. I have a wicked sense of humour and am quite sarcastic. I have speech difficulties because of my disability, it takes practice to understand me, but with time you will be able to pick up on what I’m saying. I don’t like it when people finish my sentences for me or interrupt me. PURPOSE OF JOBI need support with activities within my home as well as accessing the local community. PLACE OF WORK I live in the Llandaff North area of Cardiff. Travel away from normal place of work may be required on occasions. A full driving licence for a manual vehicle is essential. HOURS OF WORK I have a 24-hour care package that is broken down into 4 shift categories: I am currently looking for female a personal assistant to join my team of carers. Cover is needed for my permanent PA's, when they take annual leave and sickness. As and when requried. RATE OF PAY£11.00 per hour. TASKS INVOLVED ● Providing meals and drinks and snacks breakfast / lunch.● Washing cleaning domestic tasks.● Social calls● Personal care- Female PA required.● Administration of meds( training will be given)● Manual Handling support needed with transferring.(training will be given) TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Essential qualities ● Reliable and punctual.● Able to respect my privacy and confidentiality.● Have common sense and initiative.● Full driving licence.● Flexible and adaptable to meet my needs.● Able to work well as part of a team● Able to support me to maintain and develop relationships with friends and family Desirable qualities ● Easy going personality● Emotionally Intelligent● Great Sense of Humour● Able to Swim● Enjoys cinema and television● Not easily offended● Good with technology such as iPad, iPhone, Windows PC, Amazon Alexa and Smart TV’s 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.