VOG834 Personal care assistant Please quote job reference VOG834 on the application. Apply now Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am an 89 year old woman living in the Boverton area of the Vale of Glamorgan. Although not originally from the area, I have lived here for a long time and raised my family here. I am a keen embroiderer and used to be part of the Embroidery Guild. I used to enjoy the social side of meeting up with other members, as well as doing the various techniques associated with embroidery. I like watching television, especially History related programmes. I like programmes such as ‘Time Team’ that show archaeological digs. I also enjoy watching wildlife programmes. I have led a very interesting life so far. I’ve travelled a lot and have lived in different countries such as Nigeria and Ghana. One of my favourite trips was a round the world holiday where we went to locations such as Hawaii, New Zealand and Australia. PURPOSE OF JOB I am looking for a Personal Assistant who can support me around the house to maintain my independence and to gain some confidence with my mobility outside of the home. HOURS OF WORK 6 hours per week (2x3 hour shifts most likely) RATES OF PAY £12 per hour TASKS INVOLVED Light housework Assisting me with some personal care Supporting me to walk outside of my home (my mobility is not the best so I hope my PA will help me to gain some confidence) Preparing some light snacks/meals Putting my meals into the oven (premade meals) TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Female due to personal care Experience desirable Someone with a pleasant manner who likes a chat 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.