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JOB DESCRIPTION

Temporary Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 19 year old man, turning 20 in December 2021. I live in the Penderyn area of Hirwaun with my mother. I have a diagnosis of ASD. I would like support to access the community to engage in activities of my choice such as walking, exploring the local community, shopping and using public transport. I would like to learn skills to develop my independence. This would also provide my mother with some respite. This is initially a temporary position, length unknown.

HOURS OF WORK

Total of 4 hours per week, likely to be worked on a Friday.

RATES OF PAY

£9.75 per hour plus some mileage covered

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

  • Ensure my needs are met
  • Keep me occupied and provide me with company
  • Provide me with reassurance & ensure I am safe
  • Social care
  • Support me to access the community to develop my independence

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Reliable and punctual
  • Considerate, caring and trustworthy
  • Knowledge of how my conditions affects me
  • Someone with similar interests
  • Driver, with own transport with business class insurance preferred

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 monthly 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.