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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 65 year old man living in the Llaharan area with my family. I have Parkinson and a hearing impairment. However, I am looking to keep going and remain independent for as long as possible. I am looking for an additional PA to support me within my home. This will also provide my wife with some respite, and it will help me feel less anxious when in the house on my own.

HOURS OF WORK

1 regular hour per week + casual cover to work when the other PA is on leave, which is usually up to 16hrs per week

RATES OF PAY

£10.80 per hour

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

  • Ensure my needs are met and keep me safe
  • Personal care
  • Support each morning from bed
  • Supervise / support in the evening ready for bed
  • Sit in service, providing me with company
  • Meal preparation (drink/light snack)
  • Supervise/support to change clothes if required
  • Engage in activities
  • Support me if I have a fall

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Reliable and punctual
  • Considerate, caring and trustworthy
  • Knowledge of how my conditions affects me
  • Someone who lives locally

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 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.