DP198 Maternity cover PA Please quote job reference DP198 on application. Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Part-time PA required FOR MATERNITY COVER SOMETHING ABOUT ME A young lady of 41 living in Tonyrefail is looking for a PA for 12 hours per week to cover maternity leave September 2021 to June 2022. I have mild/moderate learning disabilities. I’m chatty, lively and happy but I do have occasions when I’m down, especially when routines and activities are changed or cancelled. I enjoy activities like pop art, wood burning, swimming, disability bike riding, Zumba, cinema and walking. It would be nice to have a PA with similar interests. PLACE OF WORK Going out and about in the community. You’ll usually pick me up from Tonyrefail but occasionally Pontyclun. PURPOSE OF THE JOB The purpose of the job is to help me to maintain my independence and to be involved in community activities. You should be willing to use your own car to take me about (mileage paid). HOURS OF WORK 12 hours weekly Tues 9.30- 12.30 for pop art during term-time Remaining hours worked over a couple of other days in the week during school hours 9:30-15:30. No weekend work RATE OF PAY £9.50 per hour raising to £10.00 after 3 months suitable trial period Mileage 40p per mile when I am in the car with you. TASKS CAN INCLUDE Supporting me when I go out Motivating me and encouraging me to do new things Using your car to take me out (mileage paid) Ensuring I am safe Swimming, on occasion Covering the duties of my other PAs when they’re on leave. This will include a more social aspect to the job. Using public transport to get around, or walking to nearby places Covering extra shifts when my other PAs are off TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Female preferred, but not essential, personal care not needed Driver and car owner (essential) for when public transport is not an option Sense of humour and young at heart is essential Someone who is fun, pleasant and good company Dependable and arrives on time Flexible Ideally you’ll have the same or similar interests Friendly and easy-going Positive approach to disabled people Able to work on own initiative ABOUT THE JOB The above post is subject to an enhanced police (DBS) check and suitable references. This will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period of six months will be necessary in the first instance. The wage will be paid two-weekly. You will receive appropriate holidays and holiday pay. Training may be required if identified by the employer.