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JOB DESCRIPTION

Female Personal Assistants

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a lady in my thirties living in the Barry area. I have fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome which affects my mobility so use a scooter or wheelchair when out and about as I can’t walk for long, and sometimes I need to stay in bed as I can’t physically be woken up. My conditions are varied from day to day.

I am very arty and used to upcycle furniture in my spare time, and still love going to vintage fairs and markets to find various pieces. I also enjoy listening to rock and indie music.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

I am looking to employ PA’s to support with personal care and meal preparation in the mornings, evening care and a social and domestic call once per week.

HOURS OF WORK

There are 16.25 hours per week

Morning call is usually 1.25 hours, evening call is 30 minutes, and support is needed 7 days a week

Remaining hours to be used for social and domestic call once per week

Please note on application form which shifts you be able to cover

RATES OF PAY

£10.00 per hour

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

  • Personal care
  • Meal preparation
  • Domestic duties
  • Shopping social call
  • Support in the home and in the community
  • Ensure my needs are met
  • Ensure my safety at all times

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • A car driver with access to their own car will be essential
  • Someone who will be fit enough to push my wheelchair at times as well as lift it into the car
  • Someone who I will have good banter with, and enjoy coming out with me
  • Someone who doesn’t mind that I smoke
  • Someone who can work flexibly if needed and will also be reliable

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, satisfactory references and a DBS (Police) Check.