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Vacancy Details

DPSS358|Personal Assistant|Margam Village| Live-in PA x2 (Ref: V000358)

Location: Port Talbot
Pay: £640.92 per week
Closing: 31/07/2022

Description

I am an older lady living in Margam. My entire work life background was nursing but now I need sincere, sensitive and discreet support to enable me to enjoy quality of life. I have a quiet friendly personality, and enjoy company, however, I am equally happy with my own company at times as long as I am aware that the PA is within the house. I like to socialise, go out for lunch and spend time with my sister regularly.I need to be taken for health, hair or other appointments in my car. I am mobile and love to potter in my house however, my eyesight is poor.

 

Purpose

I need help with some personal care such as washing, dressing and getting up from bed although I prefer to be as independent as possible.

Some light domestic support and preparing of meals

And day to day activities

spending time socialising with me and keeping me company at home.

 

 

Tasks

To help with some personal care such as washing, dressing and getting up from bed although I prefer to be as independent as possible.

Some light domestic support and preparing of meals

And day to day activities

spending time socialising with me and keeping me company at home.

 

Person Type

A person who is:

  • Flexible and has an ability to provide empathy of real understanding
  • Honesty, reliability. patience and loyalty are paramount
  • With an understanding of true person-centred care

Previous experience is preferred but not essential as I am looking for a person with the above qualities

 

Hours

2x Positions available.

Position 1 – Cover current PA’s annual leave for the start of December 2021. Live in care with work pattern to be discussed at interview

Position 2 – Live in care with work pattern to be discussed at interview

Rate of Pay: £640.92 per week (nights are usually undisturbed).  All inclusive of food, telephone, broadband and use of car and washing machine. Expenses will be provided whilst escorting lady out and about.

Additional Info

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of an individual employer. You will be employed by that individual and not Neath Port Talbot Council. To apply for this job please click the “Apply Online” link and complete the registration/application form. You will only need to complete this form once. If you wish to be considered for more than one vacancy or have any difficulties please contact us on 01639 686812 or email pa-registration@npt.gov.uk quoting the reference numbers of the jobs you are interested in.

This post may require a DBS check (the cost of which will be met by NPTCBC). If this post requires you to work with children then it is compulsory for you to have a DBS check prior to commencement.

If requested by the employer, two satisfactory references must be provided. This post is subject to a trial period of 1 month and a probationary period of up to 6 months.

Wages will be paid on a 4 weekly or monthly basis once a valid National Insurance (NI) number has been provided. You must be eligible to work in the UK and your employer will conduct document checks prior to commencement.

You will receive the appropriate annual leave entitlement as well as all other statutory entitlements, details of which will be set out in your contract of employment. You will also be issued with a Personal Assistants Handbook when your employment commences.

You will be expected to undertake any mandatory training identified as relevant to this post. The cost of mandatory training will be met through the direct payment. Failure to attend mandatory training may result in your employment offer being withdrawn.

If you are interested in applying for a vacancy and have previously registered as a Personal Assistant with the Direct Payments Support Service, please contact the team on 01639 686812 instead of completing a Registration Form. Alternatively, you may email pa-registration@npt.gov.uk.

Please note NPTCBC is advertising this post on behalf of an individual employer. You will be an employee of the Direct Payment Recipient and not of NPTCBC