CDP615 Personal Assistant to Adult Quote ref: CDP615 on application form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I’m a female living in Canton, and I have Cerebral Palsy affecting my speech, dexterity and mobility. I usually work in town, love to go shopping and to the occasional gig, but am currently working from home and trying not to buy too much online :-) Major TV-watcher and tea-drinker. PURPOSE OF JOB Assistance needed at home with daily personal tasks like some stages of dressing (tights, laces etc) and all cooking and household duties. I have one main PA at the moment, so am currently looking for another PA to share the shifts, and a relief PA too if possible. HOURS OF WORK Up to 11hrs per week Monday- Friday 8.15 – 9.45 am & 6.00 – 7.30 pm Saturday and Sunday 9.30 – 11.00 am & 6.00 – 7.30 pm I could be flexible with times to an extent, e.g. if 8-9.30am’s better for you. Weekday assistance is most important at the moment. RATE OF PAY £9.70 per hour TASKS INVOLVED Assistance mainly needed with the following: Personal care– shaving armpits, plucking eyebrows, hairstyling etc Dressing – stages like tights, buttons, laces etc Cooking & meal preparation Food shopping Household duties TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Friendly, sociable female who’s practical, organised and reliable. Willing to take direction when needed, but also pro-active and capable of using her own initiative. Caring but not overbearing. 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.