VOG056 Personal Assistant Please quote job reference VOG056 on application. Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION PERSONAL ASSISTANT A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a disabled lady living in the Barry area of the Vale of Glamorgan with my 2 grown up children. I use a wheelchair for inside and outside my home due to my disability. I am a friendly, laidback person who needs a Personal Assistant to increase my independence and to keep my home clean and tidy. I enjoy a good chat, but can take a little while to get to know people as I am quite shy. My interests are computers, using the internet, watching TV and swimming. PURPOSE OF JOB I need a Personal Assistant to help me with domestic support, personal care and social visits from time to time. HOURS OF WORK There is 8 hours a week available which will be worked flexibly Monday to Thursday. The days can be mutually agreed at interview. RATE OF PAY £11.80 per hour TASKS INVOLVED Personal Care To assist with showering/bathing when needed To assist with dressing when needed Domestic To undertake all household tasks thoroughly Laundry and changing the bed regularly Some meal preparation at time Social Social outings as decided by employer Any other duties to be discussed and mutually agreed between yourself and your employer TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED A person who respects and understands the importance of my privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home Someone who enjoys doing domestic tasks. A person with a friendly, easy-going manner Must like dogs and cats Someone who will be able to support me but not take over Able to work independently and on their own initiative to previously agreed criteria Able to work to instruction Someone trustworthy, reliable and punctual Someone with a caring and responsible attitude Be willing to undertake any training identified as relating to the post e.g. Manual Handling Course, Basic First Aid Someone who will be able to provide sickness and annual leave cover Car owner/driver who can fit my wheelchair in their car Someone who will wear a face mask during shifts APPLICATION FORM Please fill in the application form as fully as possible so that I know what you want from 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 in the form of six months probationary period. A DBS (CRB) will be needed to be completed; the costs will be met by the employer. The wage will be paid 4 weekly and appropriate holiday pay given.