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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a young man of 34 years old; I live in the village of Abercynon in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

I have special needs requirements including deafness, speech difficulties and I feed myself via a Mickey tube system and as a result am not able to eat food in the normal manner. I am a non-smoker.

I love watching sport such as Rugby and Football and thoroughly enjoy socialising including going to the cinema and playing bowling or other fun events that I am able to participate in.

My speech issues can make me a little difficult to understand although you will get used to me in no time. I sometimes use sign language when around other Deaf friends and although not a requirement it can be of benefit to me at times in some situations.

PURPOSE OF JOB

The purpose of this Role is to provide support to my Family and l, by recruiting a personal assistant that, on a part time basis can accompany me on days out and social events, safe in the knowledge that I am in good hands with someone that both I and my Family can trust.

PLACE OF WORK

In and around the local community

HOURS OF WORK

20 hours per month, 5 hours every week- mostly Saturday’s

RATE OF PAY

£9.20 per week including mileage and expenses where applicable

TASKS INVOLVED

Socialising for Disabled people is always difficult as there are few community groups to involve yourself in, so any assistance and support in this area would be appreciated.

  • Social outings
  • Community events or activities
  • Accessing the community
  • Going to home and away Rugby matches

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

It is imperative that any applicants are therefore

  • approachable,
  • reliable,
  • trustworthy and patient and
  • are able to access my home village
  • will enjoy a good day out that may include new ideas of spending time out of the home.
  • Has access to a car

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 on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living.  You will receive 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You may be required to apply for a DBS check at no expense to you. Thank you