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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

 

I am a young girl with Autism living with my parents in the Pontprennau area of Cardiff. Due to my Autism I need extra support with some of my daily living I enjoy activities such as a local walk and playing in the local park also playing in my own home.

I am looking to recruit a Personal Care Assistants to support me with my some of my daily living tasks.

 

PURPOSE OF JOB

 

The purpose of the job is to ensure I am safe and personal care needs are met. To support me with daily living tasks that I may have difficulty with.

 

PLACE OF WORK

 

In my home and in my local community.

 

HOURS OF WORK

I have flexible 6 hours a week.

Times would be mainly on weekends and half terms, or from 3.30pm if weekdays.

The days when hours are to be worked can be discussed at interview.

RATE OF PAY

£9.65 per hour.

TASKS INVOLVED

 

  • To prompt and support me with personal care.
  • To prompt and support me with basic daily living skills.
  • To prompt and support me accessing my local community, by way of local walks and visiting the playground in the park.
  • Occasionally pick me up from school.

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

 

  • A person who has understanding and experience with low functioning/ non-verbal Autistic children.
  • A person that will keep me safe both in my home and within the community.
  • A person who is dependable, reliable and trustworthy.
  • A person with good communications skills.
  • A person who is an owner driver.

 

 

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.