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JOB DESCRIPTION 

 Part-time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a gentleman in my 70s living in the Rhoose area. I like watching golf on the television and previously enjoyed playing golf with my wife in our spare time. I have a diagnosis of Dementia and Parkinson’s disease so I struggle with everyday tasks and require assistance. I have limited mobility due to arthritis and can only walk on flat surfaces using walking aids.

PURPOSE OF JOB

The main purpose of this job is to support me in the home and community to provide my wife with respite.

HOURS OF WORK

20 hours a week

Tuesday 10am - 3pm (5 hours)

Thursday 10am - 2pm (4 hours)

The remaining 11 hours are flexible and can be discussed.

RATES OF PAY

£11.30 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Personal care and toileting needs
  • Meals and preparation
  • Social outings for example walks
  • Household duties
  • Any other reasonable task

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Friendly/Chatty
  • Proactive
  • Respect for the home
  • Flexible
  • Car driver
  • Driving license
  • Likes pets

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