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JOB DESCRIPTION  

        Part-time Personal Assistant 

 

 

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF 

  

22-year-old female living in the Whitchurch area requires a personal assistant to support her to maximise her independence. 

 

She is very adventurous and outgoing and is looking for someone similar to support her out in the community and to activities she enjoys. 

 

She has a mild learning disability, Epilepsy and Cerebral Palsy .  Administering medication may be required and training will be provided for this.    

 

HOURS OF WORK 

 

27 hours p/w weekdays only, mainly during term time. 

 

The hours will be over 4 days a week: 

Mon, Tues & Weds- 9.30am to 4.40pm 

Thursday- 9.30am to 3.30pm 

 

 

RATES OF PAY 

 

£9.35 per hour 

 

 

TASKS INVOLVED 

 

  • Support out in the community to activities she enjoys such as horse riding, snowboarding, swimming, climbing (boulders), Princes Trust. 
  • Ensure safety at all times 
  • Support out to town or to the pub, shadowing only so she can spend time with friends but have someone around if she needs them. 

 

 

 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED 

 

  • Reliable, committed and punctual 
  • Understanding of confidentiality and privacy 
  • Trustworthy and efficient 
  • Would ideally like someone who is sociable and energetic 
  • Be able to use own initiative 
  • Experience with Epilepsy 
  • Training in providing medication will be compulsory and arranged for you.  
  • Car driver with own car is essential 

 

 
 

 

 

 

ABOUT THE JOB 

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted.  A trial period will be necessary in the first instance.  The wage will be paid four weekly and appropriate holiday pay given. 

The post is subject to satisfactory references and a DBS (Police) Check - which will need to be carried out before employment can commence. The cost of this will be met by the employer (Local Authority) 

The relevant checks will be carried out to ensure any applicant has the right to work in the UK