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JOB DESCRIPTION (Guidance)

Part-time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am an 83-year-old lady from the Dinas Powys area who has Alzheimer’s. Some of my hobbies included flower arranging, arts & crafts, cooking, sewing and cake decorating, however I am no longer able to concentrate long enough to enjoy these things.

PURPOSE OF JOB

I am looking for someone to support me at home, which will also provide some respite for my husband.

HOURS OF WORK

There are currently 16 hours per week available across 3 days, these are to be worked 9am-1pm Wednesday, Friday and Sunday although there may be slight flexibility with hours.

RATES OF PAY

£10.40 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Personal care and toileting needs
  • Occasional Dressing
  • Meals and preparation
  • Social outings, community activities
  • Shopping
  • Hospital appointments
  • Household duties
  • Any other reasonable task
  • Keeping me occupied/Stimulated
  • Calming me down when I become anxious

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Female
  • Reliable/Punctual
  • Considerate/Caring/Trustworthy
  • Friendly/Chatty
  • Confident/Proactive
  • Car driver/Access to a car to transport employer.
  • Clean driving license
  • Someone who can chat/Make up conversation even if the replies do not make sense.

ABOUT 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.  The wage will be paid four weekly and appropriate holiday pay given.

The post is subject to satisfactory references and a DBS (Police) Check - which will need to be carried out before employment can commence. The cost of this will be met by the employer (Local Authority).

The relevant checks will be carried out to ensure any applicant has the right to work in the UK