DP498 Personal assistant Please quote job reference DP498 on application. Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am lady in my 50’s living with my husband and son (who has Asperger’s) in Pontypridd. I have bone disease, osteoporosis and spinal problems which really affect my mobility. I am very independent though, and will always try to do things myself first. I can get quite anxious, especially when going to new places, but I really enjoy going to an arts and crafts group every Thursday. I also love upcycling and designing pieces of furniture for my husband and son to make. I am also trying to develop my computer skills and would like a PA to help with this. PURPOSE OF THE JOB To provide me with some domestic support around my home, as well as taking me out socially and helping me to attend appointments. HOURS OF WORK There are 8 hours per week available. Hours will be worked during the day, possibly in 3 hour blocks. May include Saturdays, but days can be flexible. RATES OF PAY £10.70 per hour TASKS CAN INCLUDE General household cleaning Helping me with cooking Taking me in my car to appointments Taking me shopping Finding new groups or classes for me to attend Pushing me in my wheelchair when out and about TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Someone who will be able to work flexibly A driver who will be happy to drive my own car (you will be added onto my car insurance policy) Someone who won’t be overpowering Someone who isn’t allergic to cats or dogs Helping me to find suitable classes Helping me to develop my computer skills Someone who has similar interests and hobbies 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 4 weekly basis and appropriate holiday pay given. The post is subject to a probationary period and a DBS (Police) Check.