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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 the final stages of dressing (buttons, laces etc) and all cooking and household duties. I have two main PAs at the moment, so am currently looking for a relief PA.  

 

 

HOURS OF WORK 

Relief only up to 11hrs per week  

I could be flexible with evening/weekend times:  

8.15 – 9.45 am & 6.00 – 7.30 pm Mon – Fri  

9.30 – 11.00 am & 6.00 – 7.30 pm Sat – Sun  

 

 

RATE OF PAY 

£9.70 per hour  

 

 

TASKS INVOLVED 

Assistance mainly needed with the following:  

v  Personal care – shaving armpits, plucking eyebrows, hairstyling etc 

v  Dressing – final stages like buttons, laces etc  

v Cooking & meal preparation 

v  Shopping  

v  Household duties 

 

 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED 

Friendly, outgoing female who’s practical, organised and reliable. Willing to take direction when needed, but also pre-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.