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JOB DESCRIPTION

 Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am an active 34-year-old lady with a visual impairment. I live in Pontyclun with my husband and newborn baby.

I enjoy keeping fit by walking my guide dog and cycling.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

I am looking to employ a Personal Assistant to provide me with support at home and when I go out socially. I also need someone to support me to look after my baby. This will help me live as independently as possible.

HOURS OF WORK

There are 10 hours a week available.

There will be some flexibility, which we can discuss at interview.

Please note on the application forms the days and times you would be available to work.

RATES OF PAY

£9.90 per hour

Plus 40p per mile will be paid for each journey we make together.

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

  • Assisting me at home with domestic task such as laundry, general cleaning
  • Assistance with food preparation
  • Cleaning up the garden after my dog
  • Supporting me when I take my dog for a walk
  • Supporting me when out shopping for food, clothes etc.
  • Making sure my baby and I are safe at all times
  • Supporting me to attend a cycling class in Cardiff
  • Accompanying me to appointments and baby groups
  • Helping with paperwork

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Someone who is punctual, dependable, trustworthy and flexible
  • A cheerful person with a positive and bright outlook
  • Must like dogs
  • A car owner who is insured for business usage and would be willing to use for work and transporting my guide dog (mileage will be paid)
  • Preferably someone who would participate in my activities
  • Although not essential a knowledge of visual impairment would be helpful
  • Someone willing to attend training courses that would be beneficial to the post

ABOUT THE JOB

Although this is a part-time job, it will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period will be necessary in the first instance. The salary will be paid on a monthly basis and appropriate holiday pay given.

The post is subject to a probationary period and a DBS (Police) Check.