DPM1488 Personal Assistant Quote REF: DPM1488 on Application Form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant- Double handling A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a 70 year old lady living with my husband in Merthyr area. I have Parkinson’s plus which affects my mobility and balance. I suffer with tremors and slurred speech and I have trouble swallowing. I also have restless leg syndrome. I am able to understand instruction but need time to process it. PURPOSE OF JOB I am looking for a PA to work alongside my current PA as I need double handling as my mobility has Deteariated in recent months PLACE OF WORK At my home HOURS OF WORK Support on 4 calls as follows: Morning – support to wash (some days to shower), dress, brush hair, dental hygiene and toilet. Accompany her safely downstairs. (45mins) Lunch call – support to the toilet and ensure fluids Afternoon call - support to the toilet and ensure fluids Evening - support back to bed- help her to get undressed, washed and toileted. Ensure that she is safely in bed. Total hours 17.5 RATE OF PAY £9.85 per hour TASKS INVOLVED Personal Care Making sure I am safe Helping me get ready for bed Encouraging me to drink and eat Helping me walk TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Honest Reliable Trustworthy Experience with double handling is desirable but not essential 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 on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You may be required to apply for a DBS check at no expense to you. Thank you.