DP1765 Cover Personal care assistant Please quote job reference DP1765 on the application. Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a female in my early fifties, young at heart living in the Penygraig area and I have a macaw parrot. As a result of an industrial accident, this has affected my memory and has caused PTSD, depression and a myriad of complex health needs including COPD and chronic Lymphedema on my left leg. I have also recently been diagnosed diabetic, so my risk of infection is much higher. I am a wheelchair user with limited mobility, I can drive but only very local. At the moment, I would love to develop my skills with my DSLR Cannon Camera and enjoy the odd sci-fi and action and adventure movies. I have a phobia of specifically opening post and letters, and in turn this can make me feel quite anxious. I use a home automation and voice assistants with majority of my appliances like lighting, heating and home security. PURPOSE OF JOB I would really like to employ a PA who can help me be organised and support me with my schedule and appointments, along with general household chores. PLACE OF WORK At my home address and in the local area HOURS OF WORK This is a cover position to cover my current PA's Annual Leave and Sickness. Usual working hours would be 18 hours per week. RATE OF PAY £10.60 per hour including double pay on bank holidays TASKS INVOLVED To prepare meals and meal plan To strip and remake bed and process laundry To maintain household hygiene and cleanliness To assist me to open and respond to correspondence To take me swimming once a week TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Female PA required due to assisting with some personal care Ability to be adventurous and confident with food Someone who is able to assist with a healthy eating and meal plan Someone who can help me minimise food waste Someone who has a good sense of humour Compassionate, caring and empathetic Ability to work on own initiative Someone who can guide me with hobbies Incredibly diligent of wearing PPE To be respectful of me and my home 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 on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You may be required to apply for a DBS check at no expense to you. Thank you.