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JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-Time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I’m a woman in my early 60’s living in Barry. I have various health concerns, some of which are angina, osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Raynaud's Phenomenon. I also experience severe anxiety and depression and a number of allergies which can be life threatening. Some of my severe allergies are penicillin, latex, plasters and aspirin. Contact with them can cause anaphylactic shock.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

You will be a vital part of my daily care routine and support with various tasks around the home, on occasion outside the home. - mums needs have changed, the purpose would be mainly to socialise and on occasions do some housework duties.

HOURS OF WORK

11.5 hours per week

Morning, midday and afternoon calls

2 x block calls per week for shopping or social - would need to be flexible possibly may change slightly however will be in advance.

RATES OF PAY

£12.25 per hour

TASKS WILL INCLUDE

·        Light domestic duties

·        Prompting me to take my medication

·        Doing my weekly shop for me when required

·        Taking me to hospital appointments is a must

·        Supporting me in social outing, going out for a coffee and general socialising 

·        Engaging me in conversation

·        Sterilising areas of the home regularly 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

·        Be able to give reassurance and guidance when needed

·        Proactive in situations and be able to problem solve on your own initiative

·        Be mindful of my allergies and take the necessary precautions

·        Patience is essential

·        You must be flexible, understanding that shifts, days and times may change with short notice on occasion

·        A car owner/driver who is willing to use car for work purposes/take me on outings/hospital appointments

ABOUT THE JOB

Although this is a part-time job, it will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period will be necessary in the first instance. The salary will be paid on a 4 weekly basis and appropriate holiday pay given (5.6 weeks pro rata).

The post is subject to a probationary period and a DBS (Police) Check at no cost to you. You will have to supply 2 references, one of which should be able to comment on your work practices.