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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

 

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I currently live in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, but am due to move to the Llangan area of Cowbridge December time. I am a 48 year old (young at heart) gentleman. I have charcot marie tooth disease which affect my nerves which makes my mobility difficult and day to day tasks, I’m also a right below knee amputee. I am a full time wheelchair user and still coming to terms with this, I try to get out as much as I can with the help from my PA and family as I need somebody with me at all times, I’m at a high risk of falls so I rely on people a lot.

 

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

I am looking for a personal assistant to help with domestic duties and some shopping, things I just can’t physically do, I.E Change bedding, put my bins out, hoover, mop etc. There is a Possibility of some extra hours if and when needed and holiday cover for my other p.a which is essential. This is to allow me to remain in my own home with some degree of independence.

 

HOURS OF WORK

16.5  hours per week, time and day to be discussed. This is made up of 13.5 weekday hours and 3 weekend hours.

 

RATES OF PAY

£10.20 per hour for weekday hours

£11.20 per hour for weekend hours

 

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

Emptying my bins and putting them in allocated area

Change bedding

Hoover/mop

General clean of bathroom, living room, kitchen, bedroom

Shopping

Preparation of meals and tidying away

Personal care, washing/dressing

Supporting getting to the car and putting wheelchair in

Support/assist whilst out

This is not a complete, other tasks may be necessary in relation to my support from time to time.

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

Someone who is punctual, dependable, reliable, trustworthy and flexible

A cheerful person who has a positive outlook

Somebody who is able to interact with me

 

ABOUT THIS JOB

This is a job requiring a national insurance number to be submitted, The salary will be paid on a four weekly basis and appropriate holiday pay given. The post is subject to satisfactory references and a DBS check.