DP1701 Personal assistant Please quote job ref DP1701 on application form. Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I’m an 89 year old lady living in Rhydyfelin. I require daily support within my home as I experience dementia. I’m a sociable, happy person, not known to be nasty. PLACE OF WORK Within my home PURPOSE OF THE JOB You will support me to maintain independence within my home. HOURS OF WORK up to 8 hours per week, split into 3 short calls daily You will be expected to work a Wednesday, You will also be required to work a Saturday/Sunday which would alternate each week This position will also require you to cover the other PA's Annual Leave/Sickness RATE OF PAY £10.00 per hour TASKS INVOLVED Day to day support within my home Supporting and assisting with some aspects of personal care Healthy meal preparation and ensuring I eat it, even I tell you I’ve just eaten General tidying after meal prep Ensuring safety Support and encouragement to achieve most tasks on my own, with your supervision Undertaking all tasks with the use of PPE and responsibly following govt guidelines in relation to social distancing and Covid-19 TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Reliable and conscientious is essential An understanding of dementia is very important Someone who can encourage me to eat my meals Reassuring and understanding Driver/Vehicle owner ABOUT THE JOB 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. My daughter will be your legal employer. The wage will be paid monthly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. 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. Thank you.