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JOB DESCRIPTION

 Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am an 80-year-old lady from the Tonypandy area who has Dementia, COPD and Type II Diabetes. My mobility is limited and I need to be hoisted for transfers. It’s not possible for me to access the community but I still like having people around me in my home and socialising that way.

PURPOSE OF JOB

I am looking for someone to support me at home, which will also provide some respite for my family who support with a large portion of my day to day needs. 

HOURS OF WORK

6 hours per week.

RATES OF PAY

£10.30 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

  • The main part of the job it sitting with me for a few hours, engaging me in conversation
  • Personal care and toileting needs
  • Occasional Dressing
  • Meals and preparation
  • Basic and light household duties
  • Any other reasonable task
  • Keeping me occupied/stimulated whilst with me
  • Calming me down when I become anxious

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Reliable/Punctual
  • Considerate/Caring/Trustworthy
  • Friendly/Chatty
  • Confident/Proactive
  • Someone who can chat/Make up conversation even if the replies do not make sense.

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