CDP1963 Personal Assistant to Adult Quote ref: CDP1963 on application form Apply now GENERAL INFORMATION I am a 25 year old man, looking for PA to support me on days when I don’t attend Vision 21. I am living with epilepsy, learning disability and I am on the autism spectrum disorder. I need support to access community and activities that I find important. I find it difficult to navigate around busy places and will need a PA who has own car. The PA will ideally have experience of working with individuals with LD/ autism and epilepsy. It is important that PA is able to work on own initiative and support me to plan my time to make it interesting and inclusive. If PA is able to speak Polish, it would be a bonus, but its not essential. HOURS OF WORK Monday 6.5 hours Friday 6.5 hours Start time between 9 - 10am Some flexibility within reason RATE OF PAY £9.70. TASKS CAN INCLUDE Planning weekly support and making appropriate appointments/ bookings where needed. Support to attend activities in the community. Supervision whilst in the community. Support with paying for services / appointments. TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED • Able to work on own initiative. • Caring, friendly and social.• Responsible and reliable.• Experience working with LD/autism and epilepsy preferred• Car Driver essential with appropriate level of insurance. 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.