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JOB DESCRIPTION
Part-time Personal Assistant


A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

Personal assistant required for a young, sociable adult living in the Rhiwbina area of Cardiff.

He is 20 years old and has Down’s syndrome. The hours will be to support him out to activities he enjoys such as bowling or to the cinema.


HOURS OF WORK

Up to 2 evenings per week for up to 6 hours. In addition, to include working some weekends for 3/4 hours.

Flexible on times during the weekend and not necessarily every weekend.

RATES OF PAY

£9.35 per hour


TASKS INVOLVED

• To support with accessing activities as required
• To provide opportunities for social interaction
• To be responsible for his health and safety at all times

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

• Reliable and trustworthy
• Understanding of confidentiality
• Must be able to use own initiative
• Patient and friendly
• Car driver with own car 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