VOG792 Personal care assistant Please quote job reference VOG792 on the application form. Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am an older lady living in Barry. I have age-related macular degeneration and for the past 4 years I’ve had Alzheimer’s which leaves me dependent on others for all aspects of daily living. PLACE OF WORK Your job will be within my home in Barry. PURPOSE OF THE JOB You will support me with all my daily requirements. HOURS OF WORK 17.5 hours available; 2-3 hours Monday to Saturday. RATE OF PAY £11.00 per hour TASKS INVOLVED Prepare meal and assist with eating Assist with visits to toilet and ensure continence is managed Ensure fluids are taken General companionship Encourage to take part in activities like walking/listening to music Maintaining my health and well-being in my home Household tasks such as laundry and dishwashing as needed TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED An enthusiastic and friendly person is important Good communication skills and attitude towards this type of work You must be able to freshly prepare a meal Very important that you are dependable and reliable Someone who I can confidently and easily build rapport with 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. I will be your legal employer. The wage will be paid 4-weekly by BACS from the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You will be required to apply for a DBS check at no expense to you. Thank you.