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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT ME

I'm A 22 year-old woman living in the Pentre area with my mum and dad. I would consider myself outgoing. I have lots of interests, although it’s hard for me to access the things I enjoy. I have poor mobility and use a wheelchair and on better days elbow crutches to have access to my local community both in the valleys and further afield.  I rely a lot on my dad at the moment to transport me to meet up with friends and attend activities. Which means sometimes I miss out due to not being able to independently get to these places as my dad works fulltime. This is why I am looking to employ a PA to support me, to access the things I Love to do and promote my own independence.

I have a degree in photography and this has been one of my long-term passions. I love the outdoors and being able to see the beauty in the landscape and buildings. I’m very keen to promote the inclusion of disabled people and enjoy helping others.

Things me and my PA would do on sessions:-

  • Meet up with friends
  • Go out for lunch
  • Walking club / Walking
  • Going to places of interest and cultural importance
  • Give me prompts to take my medication
  • Help me make phone calls and take notes if I need you too
  • Take and attend appointments with me and be able to capture what was said
  • Swimming

Purpose of Job:

To support me out in my local and wider community to support me at appointments to give me access to the things I like to do

HOURS OF WORK

6 hours per week to be used and 40p per mile.

RATE OF PAY

£10.00 per hour and 40p per mile.

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

  • Support me out in my local community
  • Promote my independence
  • Promote me to achieve new goals
  • Promote positive attitude
  • Promote / encourage in clubs

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Patient, kind and friendly.
  • Energetic and easy to get along with.
  • Positive attitude towards others.
  • Happy to undertake further training if required.
  • Knowledge of BSL would be helpful

ABOUT THE JOB

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A probationary period of 6 months will be necessary in the first instance. I will be your employer. The wage will be paid 4 weekly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive appropriate holidays and holiday pay.

This job is subject to a DBS check.