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JOB DESCRIPTION (Guidance)

 Part-time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I’m a lady in my early seventies living in Leckwith Cardiff with my husband. I have a diagnosis of Dementia and my mobility is getting worse, but I am still able to walk around with support of hand or arm. I am generally quite calm and occasionally like to interact. I enjoy  listening to music.

PURPOSE OF JOB

The purpose of the job is to support me at home, provide companionship, and ensure I’m safe at all times. Provide respite for my husband.

HOURS OF WORK

6 hours a week – looking at 2 days a week in 3-hour blocks, days and times flexible can be discussed at interview.

RATES OF PAY

£10.20 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Meals and preparation
  • Ensuring I’m safe at all times
  • Household duties
  • Providing companionship
  • Some personal care
  • Any other reasonable task

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

Please advisor employer if any specific gender/age/car owner is requested due to discrimination law.

  • Reliable
  • Considerate/Caring/Trustworthy
  • Friendly/Chatty
  • Confident/Proactive
  • Experience of caring for someone with Dementia
  • Car driver
  • Ok with dog and cats , 1 small dog and cat at the home

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 Monthly 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