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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistants

GENERAL INFORMATION

Personal assistant needed for a young boy with autism, speech and language delay, and learning difficulties in the Whitchurch area of Cardiff.

He thrives on routine and familiarity and can become anxious on occasions.

He is loving and enjoys playing with his younger brother but he finds the rules of friendship confusing.

He loves arts and crafts and trampolining in particular. Initially we would require someone to come out with us as a family to help us attend places during the holidays. It is important for him to build relationships with people to help ease his anxiety.

HOURS OF WORK

8 Hours per week – the working hours will be discussed by the employer.

RATE OF PAY

£9.60 per hour

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

  • Supervising whilst out in the community.

  • Assisting and accompany him on various activities.

  • Car driver.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Responsible and reliable

  • Must be honest and trustworthy

  • Caring and friendly

 

ABOUT THE JOB

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A probationary period of 6 months will be necessary in the first instance. The wage will be paid monthly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive appropriate holidays and holiday pay.

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.