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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 22 year old lad living in Ton Pentre with my dad. I have a mild learning disability. I’m sporty and chatty. I like playing and watching football and rugby. I’m also interested in athletics, bowling, swimming, going to the gym and going to the cinema. I like pizza, chips, fish and I like eating out.

PLACE OF WORK

Your job will be to take me out into the local community and use your car to do so.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

You will support me socially and encourage me to pursue my own interests and independence.

HOURS OF WORK

3 hours during the week, with occasional additional hours.

RATE OF PAY

£9.10 per hour

40p mileage allowance, per mile when I am with you in the car.

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Supporting me to access local activities
  • Using public transport with me
  • Helping me to learn new life skills, such as money management
  • Going to the cinema, swimming or out for meals
  • Reassuring me and helping me to manage any anxiety I may experience while we are out
  • If I have a seizure you will be supportive, ie: be reassuring and talk me through it and help me to keep calm

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • An enthusiastic and friendly person is important
  • Car driver and owner is essential – business class insurance on your car is required.
  • You will be proactive and be willing to get involved in things that I suggest
  • I would like my PA to be young at heart and share my interests

 

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. My dad will be your legal employer. The wage will be paid monthly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living.  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. Business class insurance on your car is essential.