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JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 73 year old lady living in Tonyrefail. I suffer with COPD, Alzheimer’s and Dementia. I am mobile although a little unsteady on my feet at times. At present I manage all of my personal care including changing my stoma bag.

I have lost my appetite and a considerable amount of weight. I am looking for someone to prepare and encourage me to eat a main meal and also assist me socially in the local community.

PLACE OF WORK

Tonyrefail and sometimes day trips as far as Porthcawl.

HOURS OF WORK

8 hours per week on a flexible basis agreed in advance. Typically this will be Monday – Friday

You will be required to work extra hours on occasion to cover sickness and annual leave

RATE OF PAY

£10.20 per hour

40p mileage allowance

TASKS INVOLVED

  • To ensure my clothing and make up is appropriate to go out. 
  • Take me out for a drive or to a shop
  • Light cleaning upstairs once a week
  • Prepare / encourage me to eat a main meal
  • Suggesting new and different places where you can take me
  • Driving to Porthcawl for a bag of chips or ice cream
  • Driving me to Day Centre, returning me home

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Someone who has an understanding of my condition and is friendly and patient
  • Good communication and attitude towards this type of work 
  • Someone with ideas of appetising meals but must be small portions as large potions put me off 
  • Very important that you are dependable and reliable
  • Someone who I can confidently and easily build rapport with
  • Works on initiative
  • Naturally caring

ABOUT THE JOB

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. My daughter will be your legal employer. A trial period will be necessary in the first instance. 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.