CDP1560 Personal Assistant to Child Quote ref: CDP1560 on application form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF A friendly placid 11 year old boy living in Heath, Cardiff with complex care needs. I have cerebral palsy, epilepsy and I am a quadriplegic, being fully reliant on my wheelchair for getting around. I am also nonverbal. I enjoy being outside as much as possible, e.g. going for trips to the Local Park. I am looking for a personal assistant who will understand my needs. PURPOSE OF THE JOB Assist with moving and handling(training can be given) Help me to develop my communicational and Social Skills. To support me with meal times if required(via Peg) Assist with Personal Care Support me out in the community to do things I like. HOURS OF WORK 4pm to 7pm in term time days to be discussed 10.00am to 1.00pm can be flexible in the school holidays to times and days RATE OF PAY £9.20 per hour TASKS CAN INCLUDE Supporting me with my personal care Supporting me out in the community Assisting me with meal preparation, eating and drinking via peg feeding (training provided) Keeping me safe at all time TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Someone who is mindful of my condition and how it affects me Trained to administer Buckle midazolam (training can be provided if required) this will be emergency only You will be prepared to undergo manual handling training which is compulsory Someone who is patient Someone who is flexible with their time Someone who is reliable and won’t let me down Car driver preferred must have business use(will consider non driver) ABOUT THE JOB Manual Handling training is required. Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period of six months will be necessary in the first instance. The wage will be paid four-weekly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive appropriate holidays and holiday pay.