VOG061 Personal Assistant Please quote reference VOG061 on application, Apply Now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a man living at home in Barry Island. I have multiple sclerosis and use a wheelchair. I am also partially sighted. I am looking to employ a PA to enable me to continue to live independently. I have many hobbies and interests and like to keep my brain active! I really enjoy general knowledge quizzes and have an interest in history. I like good conversation, listening to the radio, books, films and animals. I enjoy board games & card games and I do sometimes use a computer. PURPOSE OF THE JOB The purpose of the job is to provide me with daily support to help me maintain my independence. HOURS OF WORK I am looking for a PA who can work 30 minute afternoon calls at around 4pm. Time is slightly flexible and the days are completely flexible. There will also be opportunity for overtime to cover my other PAs. RATES OF PAY £11.80 per hour weekday £12.10 per hour weekend TASKS CAN INCLUDE · Assistance around the house with some light domestic tasks. · Potentially preparing some food for me. · Assistance with some personal care. · Getting me ready for bed and starting this routine. TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED · A person who respects and understand the importance of privacy and confidentiality of working in someone's home · A person with a friendly and easy-going manner · Someone who is adaptable and flexible would be an advantage · Someone who would support me but not take over · Able to work independently and on their own initiative · Someone with a good hygiene awareness · Trustworthy, reliable and punctual · Someone with a caring and responsible attitude ABOUT THE JOB This will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period of six months will be necessary in the first instance. The wage will be paid four-weekly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive appropriate holidays and holiday pay. This post is subject to an enhanced police check (DBS) and training may be required if identified by the employer.