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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant  

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF 

I am a 69-year-old married man living in Llanmaes just outside Llantwit Major. I was diagnosed with Parkinsons when I was 33 years old and I am married, and have two children who are now in their 30’s.  I used to work in Insurance and enjoyed football and horse racing.  I still enjoy watching most sports on TV and when possible like to play boules on a local boules court. 

PURPOSE OF THE JOB 

To assist and support me in my home and out in the community whilst my wife is in work. 

PLACE OF WORK 

In the home and out in the community. 

HOURS OF WORK 

6 hours a week on Saturdays. 

Additional hours will be available to cover holidays when PA's are on annual leave

RATE OF PAY 

£12.70 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED 

·        Assist me with my personal care and general movement around my home as I can occasionally be a little unsteady. 

·        Cook my lunch and administer my tablets. 

·        I need help to complete some minor physical exercises to aid my mobility and help me set up and use my exercise bike on a regular basis.  

·        Socially, I like to meet people and currently go to “Chatty Cafe” in Llantwit Major. 

·        When possible, I like to go out into the community and although I cannot walk that far I have a wheelchair which allows me to go to various locations including Dyffryn Gardens, Coldknapp, Cosmeston Lakes and other local attractions. 

·        In my local village, Llanmaes, I am known by many people and like to see them when going to play boules at the local Village Hall. 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED 

·        Easy going.

·        Calm and patient.

·        Good sense of humour.

·        Flexible approach.

·        A person who respects 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 basis 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

 

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