DPC1068 Personal Assistant Quote DPC1068 on Application Form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Part-time Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a 13 year old girl and I live in the Porth area of Rhondda Cynon Taff with my parents and baby brother. I have learning difficulties and a diagnosis of being on the autistic spectrum and have a lot of energy. Despite my disability I am verbal and mobile, very sociable and lots of fun to play with. My interests are playing with lego, swings, trampoline, play doh, painting/drawing and other arts and crafts, swimming, soft play and being out and about. PURPOSE OF THE JOB My parents are looking to employ a Personal Assistant to provide me with one to one support which will include preparing snacks and meals, taking me out socially and providing a sitting service .HOURS OF WORK There are approx. 20 hours every 4 weeks available. Your working hours will be arranged by agreement each week. There will be extra hours during school holidays available. RATE OF PAY £ 9.00 per hour £0.40 per mile 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 appropriate holidays and holiday pay. TASKS CAN INCLUDE Social Hours: PA’s will need their own car as if my parents are working I may need to be collected from school or met off the school transport at our house. Trips to places that I enjoy, i.e. cinema, park, swimming Stimulating play at home. Personal Care: I can toilet myself but will need prompts/reminders to use the toilet and wash my hands. I can feed myself but needs reminders/prompts to eat and drink. Other: Sitting service/respite care Preparing meals and snacks TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED A person who is dependable and arrives on time. A person who respects the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home. Someone with a good sense of humour. Someone who is outgoing, energetic and likes to have fun Someone who is confident, mature and has patience Someone who is flexible (very important) Experience is essential in working with children. TRAINING The position is subject to references and an enhanced police check. You will also be required to attend a Child Abuse Awareness course and any other relevant courses that are appropriate to this position. You will also receive instruction from my parents.