MPM1781 Casual Personal Assistant Please quote job reference MPM1781 on application. Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Casual Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a 55 year old man living in the Pontypridd area with my mother and I receive support from my current PA. I have interests in motorbikes, heavy metal music, carpentry and joinery. I have a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis which affects my mobility and dexterity and I require a wheelchair to get around. I am looking for a casual PA to help support me when my regular PA is off on leave. PURPOSE OF THE JOB The job is mainly to support with my personal care around the house and to provide my mother with some respite. The job could also include taking me out into the community and to engage socially. HOURS OF WORK This job will be to cover 20 hours per week when my PA is on annual leave. The hours are worked in the mornings and are typically used Monday – Saturday. RATES OF PAY £11.80 per hour TASKS CAN INCLUDE · Helping me with my morning routine, getting dressed etc. · Supporting me with getting washed. · Supporting me with going to the toilet. · Prompting me to take my tablets. · Helping me transfer in and out of my wheelchair. · Potentially taking me out into the community. · Sitting with me and ensuring my safety when my mother goes out for some respite. TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED · A reliable and punctual person. · Someone with flexibility as this job will be as and when needed. · A person who respects the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home. · A proactive person. · A car driver is preferred. ABOUT THE JOB This will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period of six months will be necessary in the first instance. The wage will be paid four-weekly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive appropriate holidays and holiday pay. This post is subject to an enhanced police check (DBS) and training may be required if identified by the employer.