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VOG056 Care assistant / PA

Job details
Posting date: 15 November 2019
Salary: £9.40 per hour
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 15 December 2019
Location: Barry, The Vale of Glamorgan
Company: Dewis Centre For Independent Living
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: VOG056

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Summary

JOB DESCRIPTION
Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a disabled lady living in the Barry area of the Vale of Glamorgan with my 2 grown up children. I use a wheelchair for inside and outside my home due to my disability. I am a friendly person who needs a Personal Assistant to increase my independence and to keep my home clean and tidy. My interests are computers, using the internet, watching TV and swimming.


PURPOSE OF JOB

I need a Personal Assistant to help me with domestic support, personal care and social visits from time to time.


HOURS OF WORK

There is 8 hours a week available which will be worked flexibly Monday to Thursday. The days can be mutually agreed at interview.

RATE OF PAY

£9.40 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

Personal Care

• To assist with showering/bathing when needed
• To assist with dressing when needed

Domestic

• To undertake all household tasks thoroughly
• Laundry and changing the bed regularly
• Some meal preparation at time
• Social

• Social outings as decided by employer
• Any other duties to be discussed and mutually agreed between yourself and your employer


TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

• A person who respects and understands the importance of my privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home
• Someone who enjoys doing domestic tasks.
• A person with a friendly, easy-going manner
• Must like dogs and cats
• Someone who will be able to support me but not take over
• Able to work independently and on their own initiative to previously agreed criteria
• Able to work to instruction
• Someone trustworthy, reliable and punctual
• Someone with a caring and responsible attitude
• Be willing to undertake any training identified as relating to the post e.g. Manual Handling Course, Basic First Aid
• Someone who will be able to provide sickness and annual leave cover
• Car owner/driver who can fit my wheelchair in their car


APPLICATION FORM

Please fill in the application form as fully as possible so that I know what you want from 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 in the form of six months probationary period. A DBS (CRB) will be needed to be completed; the costs will be met by the employer. The wage will be paid 4 weekly and appropriate holiday pay given.


Thank you.

Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme

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About Disability Confident
A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.

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