DP1813 Personal care assistant Please quote job reference DP1813 on the application. Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Part-time Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I’m a woman in my late 70’s living in Cwmdare. I’m independent however two years ago my vision began to decline and this has affected my mental health. It has been a big learning curve for me and I am determined to live an active life. I’m actively re-engaging with community groups where I find a great sense of achievement. They are volunteer groups for visual and hearing impaired people. Having a PA will make it easier to access these groups. I walk with the assistance of elbow crutches. I am a fair person, caring and fun and always willing to learn. PLACE OF WORK In my home in Cwmdare. HOURS OF WORK 9 hours per week, Monday, Wednesday and Saturdays shifts of 3 hours each. Days and shifts can change, so please be flexible to accommodate change. RATE OF PAY £10.00 per hour TASKS INVOLVED Taking me to and from my weekly and monthly volunteer groups Supporting me to access local activities Being my eyes when we are out, guiding me safely – very important TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Someone who has an understanding of my impairment and is friendly and patient Naturally caring with a good sense of humour Car owner and driver Good communication and attitude towards this type of work Very important that you are dependable and reliable Someone who I can confidently and easily build rapport with Works on initiative ABOUT THE JOB Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. I 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.