DP198 Personal assistant Quote REF:DP198 on Application Form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Permanent, Part-time PA required SOMETHING ABOUT ME A young lady of 40 with a moderate/mild learning difficulty requires a PA for 16 hours a fortnight. I live in Tonyrefail and enjoy walking, pop art, wood burning, cinema, theatre, shopping and socialising. A female would be preferred in case we go swimming. PLACE OF WORK Going out and about in the community. 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, for which mileage will be paid. HOURS OF WORK 16 hours per fortnight Mon evening Gateway Club Tues Bingo night Alternative Saturdays during the day Job share will be considered RATE OF PAY £9.00 per hour during your probationary period, possibly increasing to £9.30 thereafter Mileage 40p per mile when I am in the car with you. TASKS CAN INCLUDE Supporting me when I go out Motivating 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 the bus to get around, or walking to nearby places Attending Gateway Disco Swopping shifts on occasion, depending on when I’ve booked theatre tickets TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Female preferred, but not essential, personal care not needed Driver and car owner (essential) Sense of humour and young at heart is essential Someone who is fun, friendly, pleasant and good company Dependable and arrives on time Flexible 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.