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JOB DESCRIPTION

 Part-time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

 

I am a 17 year old young man with cerebral palsy who lives in Landaff North.  I have epilepsy and i am non verbal and a wheelchair user. 

 

I am looking for 2 personal assistants to help get me up in the morning and support me with personal care.  I still attend a special school so need to have carers to get me ready to go Monday to Friday.  There is also the possibility of Saturday and Sunday mornings, but as I'm a teenager a bit later start would be great on those days.

 

I'm flexible about time in the morning as long as I'm ready by 9am.

HOURS OF WORK

 

7 hours p/w for each PA (hours are 2:1)

 

Support in the mornings to be ready by 9am.

RATES OF PAY

£9.65 per hour.

£19.30 per hour on bank holidays.

 

TASKS INVOLVED

  • To support me with getting up in the morning, personal care and getting dressed.

 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Reliable, committed and punctual
  • Understanding of confidentiality and privacy
  • Trustworthy and efficient
  • Manual handling training would be required
  • Someone who likes pets (I own a cat and dog).

 

 

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