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JOB DESCRIPTION 

Part-Time Personal Assistant

 

 

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I’m a 40 year old woman living in Barry with my partner. I experience anxiety and depression and sometimes experience social stressors. I love listening to all kinds of music and watching soaps on the TV, I also like watching documentaries too. I like going to bingo when I can. I am an easy going person who like to have a laugh. I like going for walks for example around the Knapp and going for a quiet coffee. 

PURPOSE OF JOB

I would like to employ a personal assistant who can support me and encourage me to access the community and help me manage certain aspects of personal budgeting and offer me emotional support when I am feeling low. I would also like someone to assist me with going to appointments.

HOURS OF WORK

6 hours per week, weekdays only, 2 x 3 hour shifts

Flexibility is essential should these days need to change

RATES OF PAY

£13.50

 per hour

40p mileage when you use your car

TASKS WILL INCLUDE

·        Help to increase engagement in meaningful activity, particularly active pursuits

·        Doing an at home exercise program/work-out routine with me

·        Going out for walks in the local community

·        Assistance to further develop confidence and abilities to access the community independently

·        Help to further develop management of personal finances – including budgeting

·        Help to further develop coping strategies

·        Using your car to take us to activities further afield

·        Going for a nice drive, followed by a coffee

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

·        Someone who is compassionate and understanding

·        Someone who is patient

·        A good time keeper

·        Able to keep in touch and check in with me

·        Someone with a good sense of humour

·        Someone who can encourage me to engage in activities of my choice

 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 (5.6 weeks pro rata).

The post is subject to a probationary period and a DBS (Police) Check at no cost to you. You will have to supply 2 references, one of which should be able to comment on your work practices.