DP940 Personal Assistant Quote ref DP940 on application form Apply Now JOB DESCRIPTION Temporary Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I’m looking for a PA for my 27yr old son who lives with me in Efail Isaf, RCT. He’s a fluent Welsh speaker. He has Muscular Dystrophy (which is a slowly degenerative condition) but is able to walk independently with the aid of a stick. He also has some learning difficulties. Despite his condition he is always happy, although he does lack confidence and needs to form a good relationship with a PA to help him with this. He loves all genres of music but is looking for someone to share some time with. He has a good sense of humour and enjoys cooking, the garden, and getting out and about in the car. PURPOSE OF JOB I am looking to employ a Personal Assistant to support me in accessing the social activities that I enjoy. HOURS OF WORK There are 4 hrs per week available at the moment which will hopefully be increased. These hours are available in the afternoons... preferably Monday,Wednesday or Friday RATE OF PAY £9 per hour plus travelling expenses. TASKS INVOLVED To support and accompany me while out on social outings. To encourage and support me to try out new and different activities Helping me to gain confidence. Any other duties to be discussed and mutually agreed between yourself and your employer. TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED A person who respects and understands the importance of my privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home Someone who is confident, mature and has patience. A person with a friendly, easy-going manner Someone who is adaptable and flexible is essential Someone who will be able to support me but not take over Able to work Independently and on their own initiative to previously agreed criteria Someone trustworthy, reliable and punctual Someone with a caring and responsible attitude Be willing to undertake any training identified as relating to the post e.g. Manual Handling Course, Basic First Aid Car owner/driver essential 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.