Personal Assistant / Support Worker

Job Reference
MER 538156 WG
Salary Description
11.50 per hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
MERTHYR ,
MERTHYR
Job Description

Personal Assistant

Merthyr Tydfil

8 hours per week

£11.50 per hour

 

Thank you for your interest in the above-mentioned job vacancy. I will be recruiting staff with the help of People Plus Group.  This is an organisation that supports people in Wrexham to recruit their own staff.

 

The job is described below, and an application form is enclosed for you to complete. Please return the completed form to People Plus Group who will pass it on to me.

Location

Merthyr Tydfil

Job Ref

MER 538156 WG

Advert:

About the Employer

I am a 19 year old living at home with my grandparents.

 

I like to go to play bingo with my family, going to the park is one of my favourite things to do.

 

Other activities I enjoy are going to the cinema and playing ten pin bowling.

 

Going to local coffee shops and cafes, restaurants is something we do enjoy.

 

I don’t like places that are crowded and loud

 

I am a chatty and sociable person who likes to meet new people and have new conversations.

 

 

I have cerebral palsy in my hands and legs, I cope well with my hands but do have a lot of issues with my legs.

 

We use a kaye frame which helps me to move around, I can need support to put it up and down before going anywhere

Summary of Duties

 

 

To provide support to access various social, voluntary and recreational activities. You must therefore have a clean driving license.

 

To support and increase the persons social opportunities, independence and access to the community

 

 

To assist in the maintenance of independent living and so provide her with a greater range of opportunities to enhance his lifestyle.

 

To support the family with any reasonable task asked

 

All support to be provided using a person-centred approach.

 

The post will include 5.6 weeks paid annual leave (pro-rata)

 

The person they are looking for

 

The ideal person will have a good sense of humour and should also display plenty of energy, initiative and enthusiasm. In addition, applicants should be patient and trustworthy with a flexible and empathic attitude.

 

A positive attitude and clear understanding of confidentiality is essential. Promoting the independence of the client will be the main focus for any support.

 

You must be reliable, friendly and punctual.

 

You must be flexible as hours may vary depending on the monthly rota

 

The following skills/experience will be required – manual handling, first aid and food hygiene. Training can be provided.

 

Hourly rate

£11.50 per hour

Hours of work

8 hours per week

Times required

To be discussed at interview

Days required

To be discussed at interview

 

 
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