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JOB DESCRIPTION

 Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a lady in my late seventies living in Llantwit Major with my Chihuahua. I have arthritis in my spine which causes mobility problems and I can’t stand for long periods of time. I used to love going for walks and playing tennis but can now only go out with the support of a PA, but like just going out in the car and being able to take my dog somewhere he can run around. I now use a scooter for all trips outside of the house.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To provide me with domestic support around my home, some occasional personal care and accompanying me out and about.

HOURS OF WORK

There are 8 hours per week available.

Hours to be worked over 2 days, ie: 2 x 4 hour shifts, days and times flexible, includes weekend work

 

RATES OF PAY

 

£10.50 per hour

 

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

 

  • Cleaning tasks around my home
  • Changing my bedding
  • Accompanying me shopping
  • Putting my shopping away
  • Preparing me a meal
  • Some occasional personal care will be required

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

 

  • Someone who will be reliable and trustworthy
  • Someone who can work flexibly
  • A car driver will be essential
  • Experience of providing personal care will be desirable
  • A dog lover

 

ABOUT THE JOB

 

Although this is a part-time job, it will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period will be necessary in the first instance. The salary will be paid on a four weekly basis and appropriate holiday pay given.

The post is subject to a probationary period and a DBS (Police) Check.