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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistants

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Personal assistant needed for a teenage boy in Llandaff area of Cardiff.

 

The client has epilepsy and can display some challenging behaviour at times. Some experience with epilepsy would be preferred.

 

He enjoys playing football, trampolining , cricket and going swimming after school and on weekends. Personal Assistant would need to accompany him so he can enjoy his favourite activities.

 

 

HOURS OF WORK

 

6 hours per week, split into 1 x 3 hours sessions every weekend: either Saturday morning, Sunday morning or Sunday afternoon. Remaining 3 hours to be used during the week days.

 

 

RATE OF PAY

 

£9.60 per hour.

 

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

 

 

  • Taking him to football, swimming and other sports activities.
  • Assisting with outside activities and the community.
  • Assisting with epilepsy and challenging behaviour.

 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

 

Caring, friendly and chatty

Responsible and reliable

Must be honest and trustworthy

 

 

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.