VOG795 Personal care assistant Please quote job reference VOG795 on the application. Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a 48 year old male living in the area of Barry with my dog. I have a brain-acquired injury from Encephalitis (infection and bleed on the brain) that happened in May 2019 and I have asthma. I am mobile, but can only manage short distances before becoming short of breath due to my Asthma. I am an easy going person and enjoy watching Tv. I also attend Headway where it is a chance to meet up with others who share similar experiences, and exchange support, encouragement and friendship. PURPOSE OF JOB I would like to employ a personal assistant to prompt me with my personal care tasks, go through letters together, accompany me on social visits, and accessing the community together. Someone who can encourage and support me to manage the day to running of my home including shopping, domestic tasks and cooking. PLACE OF WORK At my home address in Barry and in the local area HOURS OF WORK 6 hours per week, this could also be split into two days any day apart from a Friday RATE OF PAY £10.20 per hour TASKS INVOLVED Prompting me to reorder medication Shopping Food preparation General cleaning around the home Assist me to be organised with any appointments Accessing the community together Reminding me of appointments TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED A person with a positive commitment to this kind of work Someone who would feel comfortable and relaxed working in my home Someone who is happy to use their car to take me out and about Someone who respect the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s 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 monthly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You may be required to apply for a DBS check at no expense to you. Thank you.