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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

 

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a lady in my 40’s living in the Rhondda with my children. I require someone to accompany meas a support and ensure I am safe as I go about daily activities. I am outgoing and friendly and enjoy learning, going for walks in the local and wider area, shopping and going for a coffee in the local town and the occasional day out away from my local area. I would prefer a PA that is outgoing while also being reliable, punctual and quite flexible with times and who is also willing to engage in a programme of rehabilitation and who will encourage me to rebuild my confidence both in my home and out in the community whilst also making sure I am always safe. 

PLACE OF WORK

Both in my home and in the community as required. 

HOURS OF WORK

5 hours per week

In addition I’d like someone who is willing to cover an odd overnight shift when my other PA isn’t available.

Days and times will be arranged with flexibility to suit all.

RATE OF PAY

£11.50 per hour

40p mileage allowance 

TASKS INVOLVED

·        Helping me rebuild my confidence and regain my independence

·        Keep me company at home while encouraging my independence with this over time

·        Supporting me overnight in my home

·        Ensuring my safety and well-being working on a rehabilitation program

·        Emotional support

·        Positive encouragement in promoting my independence

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

·        You must be reliable and flexible

·        Respect the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home

·        Experience in a caring role would be beneficial but not compulsory

·        Someone who is outgoing and easy to get on with.

·        Someone who is willing to engage in a rehabilitation programme with myself and other agencies

·        Someone enthusiastic of the need for me to regain independence

·        Mature and well-experienced in life is preferred

·        Car driver will be essential for the role

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.