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JOB DESCRIPTION
Part-time Personal Assistant


A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

9-year-old boy with Autism living in the Fairwater area of Cardiff requires a personal assistant to support him out in the community.

He is non-verbal, but can communicate using pictures to point to things he needs and uses some sign language. The hours are double handed and the PAs will need to ensure his safety at all times as he does not have any awareness of danger and is sensitive to loud noises/ crowded places.


HOURS OF WORK

5 hours p/w during term time and 12 hours in school holidays. You will be working alongside another PA as the hours are double handed.

RATES OF PAY

£9.20 per hour


TASKS INVOLVED

• Support out in the community to activities he enjoys
• Ensure safety at all times, he has no sense of danger or road awareness


TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

• Reliable, committed and punctual
• Understanding of confidentiality and privacy
• Trustworthy and efficient
• Car driver is essential
• Must have experience with working with Autism

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 four weekly 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