CDP1836 Personal Assistant to Child Quote ref: CDP1836 on application form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTIONPersonal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a 17 yrs old girl living in Grangetown, with my parents and younger brothers. I have Autism and I’m non verbal. I use basic forms of Makaton communicate. I’m a friendly and happy individual that can sometimes be challenging which is why I need two PAs to work with me at the same time. I have 6 hours a week to use flexibly and an extra 3 in holiday. I enjoy walking and swimming. It is essential that at least one of my workers is able to drive. PURPOSE OF JOB To help me access the community to give my family a break. PLACE OF WORK You will assist me to go out and about in the local community. HOURS OF WORK Each PA will work an average of six hours a week during term time, with a further three hours being available during school holidays. Ideally, both PAs will take annual leave at the same time to ensure that we have support for as much of the year as possible. RATE OF PAY£9.65 an hour. TASKS INVOLVED • Assisting me to access the community whilst keeping me safe. TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED • Reliable, honest and trustworthy.• Punctual.• Patient and calm at all times.• Full driving licence with no serious convictions.• Similar leisure interests. 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. Thank you.