Personal Assistant

Job Reference
MER622691 WG
Salary Description
£11.00 per hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
MERTHYR ,
MERTHYR
Advert

Personal Assistant                   Merthyr Tydfil

£11.00 per hour                     4 hours per week

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 MERTHYR to recruit their own staff

Location

Merthyr

Job Ref

MER622691 WG

Advert

About the Employer

I am a 57 year old woman living at home with my 19 year old son

I enjoy going shopping with my PA, going out for lunch and exploring the town make me very happy -  as I don’t get out of the house a lot. I do love going out for meals in the evenings, but in the day eat ready meals.

 

My favourite things to watch on the television are Coronation street and EastEnders, I will watch Emmerdale if there is nothing else on.

 

I have a five year old Hungarian Pooley called Andrew, I love him very much. I am not a smoker but don’t mind other people smoking

My son is my main carer and he does a lot for me, as well as my father. I am a quiet person and like it that way

 

I have difficulty getting out of bed in the mornings, sometimes I cant do anything with my legs as I suffer with MS and have suffered with it since the age of 39 -  I am a wheelchair user too

I require assistance into and out of my wheelchair and cars.

There is no personal care required at the moment but this may change as my condition worsens.

Summary of Duties

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

You will support him with general housework, tidying up and preparing meals.

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

To complete 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

You will be expected to cover holidays and sickness as part of a team.

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

Hourly rate

£11.00 per hour

Hours of work

4 hours per week

Times required

11.00 am  -  3.00 pm

Days required

Tuesday or Friday - flexible

This appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check, which will incur no cost to the applicant. If you have an online update DBS you have a greater chance of becoming shortlisted for this position as this can help the employer to recruit much quicker, if you wish to update your current DBS please go to https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service

People Plus Group do not acknowledge receipt of applications.  If you have not received a response within 3 weeks of the closing date, your application has been unsuccessful.  This procedure is followed to reduce recruitment costs. You will be contacted to arrange an interview if your application is successful.

 

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