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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistants (mornings)

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 51-year-old lady living in the Llantwit Major area with my husband. I have Multiple Sclerosis, a condition that affects my brain and spinal cord and I am a wheelchair user. I am visually impaired with only peripheral vision. I am fun loving with a great sense of humour; I also have a keen interest in gardening and outdoors.

PURPOSE OF JOB

I would like to employ a personal assistant to support my independence with my day to day living such as, meal preparation, personal care, social activities, shopping and general housework. I would like to find someone I can rely on.

PLACE OF WORK

At my home in Llantwit Major and around the local areas like Porthcawl, Bridgend, Barry, Cardiff.

HOURS OF WORK

8 hours per week.  Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30 – 1:30

RATE OF PAY

£11.20 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

Duties to include (but this list is not exhaustive):

  • Personal care
  • Laundry
  • General daily living tasks (washing up, cleaning, hoovering, ironing, dusting etc.)
  • Meal preparation
  • Going out on social and shopping trips, this may involve driving to various locations in the locality (Porthcawl, Bridgend, Barry, Cardiff) and support whilst there
  • To help in the garden
  • To be responsible for my safety at all times
  • A full clean driving licence (for insurance reasons) and confident to drive a VW Transporter (Transit sized vehicle) – desirable.
  • Some manual handling will be required, and training can be provided if necessary.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Good Communicator
  • A person who is friendly, dependable and punctual.
  • A person with a positive commitment to this kind of work.
  • A person who respects the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone’s home.
  • A person who understands the needs of people with disabilities.
  • Outgoing and fun loving.
  • An interest in gardening and the outdoors would be advantageous.
  • Resilient enough to cope with the sometimes-demanding nature of this role.
  • Experience within the care sector is desirable but not essential.

Thank you.