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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a full time wheel chair user, in my 40’s living in the Caerau area of Cardiff. I am looking for a personal care assistant to assist me with personal care, dressing and food preparation and accessing the community for Bowling and Shopping. I have a good sense of humour and enjoy having people around me. I do like to have a routine throughout certain parts of the day and I always treat my staff with great respect and try to be as helpful to them as I can.

 

PURPOSE OF JOB

To support me throughout the day with activities and tasks within my home as well as outside.

 

PLACE OF WORK

My Home and out in the Community.

HOURS OF WORK

3 Sunday Shifts a month, to include overnight sleeps and there will be plenty of opportunities for breaks.

 

This is a 7 days a week Care package, however the personal assistant would not be required to work the full 7 days.

Flexibility will be required to cover holiday’s and sickness.

 

RATE OF PAY

Day rate £9.00 @ (16 hours)

Night rate @ £62.64  (8 hour sleep)

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Assisting with all personal care throughout the day. 
  • Providing meals and drinks, snacks and then clearing them away. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. 
  • Prompting with my medication 
  • Assessing the community 
  • Assisting with home chores
  • Assisting me with daily tasks 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Reliable and punctual
  • Able to respect my privacy and confidentiality
  • Have Empathy and patience
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet my needs
  • Work well within a Team and is a good Team Player
  • Must be flexible

 

Desirable qualities

  • Previous care  work is desirable
  • Can use own initiative
  • Common Sense
  • Preferably, hold epilepsy and manual handling training, if not free training will be provided. 

 

 

ABOUT THE JOB

 

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted.  A probation period will be necessary in the first instance.  Wages will be paid 4 weekly.  You will receive 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You will be required to apply for a DBS check at no expense to you.

Please Note: Dewis Centre for Independent Living is acting on behalf of a third party and will not be your employer or be liable for any issues arising out of your employment should you be offered employment.

 

Thank you.