CDP1341 Personal Assistant to Child Quote ref: CDP1341 on application form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Part-time Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF 17-year-old boy living in Rhiwbina, Cardiff requires a personal assistant (ideally two) to support him to maximise his independence. He has Cerebral Palsy and is wheelchair dependant and would need a lot of assistance in and out of his chair so manual handling training would be required. He is very chatty and sociable and would like someone to help him with personal care and getting ready in the mornings. Flexible hours are also available for social calls. HOURS OF WORK 30 mins every morning, Mon- Fri (3.5 hours p/w) 9.30am during school holidays 8am during term time 20 hours over the month for social calls to be used flexibly Usually one evening a week for 3-4 hours and every other weekend either a Saturday or Sunday for a maximum of 6 hours (days & times can be discussed with employer). RATES OF PAY £9.70 per hour TASKS INVOLVED Support with personal care and dressing in the mornings. Support out in the community to activities TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Reliable, committed and punctual Understanding of confidentiality and privacy Trustworthy and efficient Caring and a good listener Manual handling training essential Experience in care work essential ABOUT THE JOB Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A probation period will be necessary in the first instance. Wages will be paid 4 weekly. You will receive 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You will be required to apply for a DBS check at no expense to you. Please Note: Dewis Centre for Independent Living is acting on behalf of a third party and will not be your employer or be liable for any issues arising out of your employment should you be offered employment.