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A LITTLE SOMETHING ABOUT ME

I’m a 62-year old man living in Tonyrefail. I have Alzheimer’s which makes me quite dependent on my wife, who is also my primary carer. I can get a little confused and disoriented at times, although I have a good sense of humour. I’m still quite fit for my age, and enjoy going for daily walks in the local area. The purpose of the job is to give my family some respite for a few afternoons throughout the week and ideally for a few hours on a Saturday but we’re quite flexible with this. 

PURPOSE OF JOB

I am in need of a Personal Assistant to take me for local walks, sit with me in the house while watching TV (and perhaps make us both a cup of tea) so my wife can run errands and have some respite.

HOURS OF WORK

5 hours per week, usually during the week but i may occasionally ask for support on the weekend.

RATES OF PAY 

£11.00   an hour

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

  • Going for walks in the local area
  • Sitting with me in the house just to make sure I’m safe
  • Making me cups of tea

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Trustworthy
  • Considerate and caring
  • Friendly and chatty
  • Experience with dementia or Alzheimer’s would be a plus
  • Clean driving licence

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.

The wage will be paid four Monthly and appropriate holiday pay given.

The post is subject to satisfactory references and a DBS (Police) Check -

which will need to be carried out before employment can commence. The cost

of this will be met by the employer (Local Authority).

The relevant checks will be carried out to ensure any applicant has the right to

work in the UK