VOG015 Personal Assistant New Quote REF VOG015 on Application Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION PA Required SOMETHING ABOUT ME I am a visually impaired gentleman and I live in my own flat in the Barry area, Vale of Glamorgan. I enjoy going out for a coffee and socialising when I am able to. I am looking for someone who can support me at home and within the local community. PLACE OF WORK At my home and out and about locally. PURPOSE OF THE JOB The purpose of the job is to help me maintain my independence and to facilitate me to get out and about to appointments and social outings. It involves making sure I am safe as I will need to be guided and advised of potential hazards. I will also need you to do some general housework and to prepare meals for me. HOURS OF WORK I have 10.5 hours per week available to be worked across Monday/Wednesday/Friday, This will include taking me to my Dialysis appointments which i attend 3 times per week. Plus an additional 3 hours for social care which preferable would be worked on the weekend. RATES OF PAY £9.70 Per hour £10.70 Per hour on the weekends TASKS CAN INCLUDE Support with: Light domestic housework Laundry/Ironing Shopping Making hot drinks Social Attending and supporting with appointments Basic Computer work (Not essential) TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED A full clean manual driving license to drive my car is essential Someone who has patience to understand my disability and learn the best way of assisting me A person who is dependable and arrives on time A person who respects privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home A person with a positive commitment to this kind of work A person who is flexible and who could provide support on short notice A person who is friendly and good company with a good sense of humour. ABOUT THE JOB I will be your legal employer so you will need a National Insurance number. Pay will be 4-weekly by bank transfer and appropriate paid annual leave is given. There will be trial period involved and you will be asked to undertake a police (DBS) check at no cost to yourself.