VOG786 Personal care assistant Please quote job reference VOG786 on the application. Apply now Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a 35 year old woman living with my mum in Dinas Powys. I am kind, friendly, chatty and happy. I enjoy musicals and going out for food. I love films, going to the cinema or theatre, shopping and most music (although NOT Heavy Metal!). I like to go out for a glass of wine and chat. I attend a weekly book club and a dance class. Although I am a very capable person, I can’t travel on my own so would like to find a PA who can support me to access social activities and live my life in the way that any ‘typical’ 35 year old woman does. PURPOSE OF JOB I am looking to employ a Personal Assistant who can support me to gain independence away from the home. HOURS OF WORK I have 4 hours per week to be used flexibly. RATES OF PAY £11 per hour plus mileage for journeys we make together. TASKS INVOLVED Attending concerts/shows/cinema/parties/activities with me Going for a drink and food Going for a walk and a coffee Supporting me to attend a weekly get together at a bowling alley Keep me company at home for my mum to go out TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED An upbeat person with a positive approach to life A responsible person who is reliable Being able to show kindness and compassion Driver with their own car Someone who is lovely and friendly Someone who can be a buddy to me 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.