DPC1154 Personal Assistant Quote ref DPC1154 on application form Apply Now JOB DESCRIPTION Part-Time Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a 6 year old boy living in Brynna with my mum, big brother & a very friendly Labrador. I have Cerebral Palsy, absence epilepsy & other medical needs. When I am around the home I wear dafo splints and can walk around, but I use a wheelchair or walking frame when out & about. I am very outgoing & loads of fun, I love being outdoors and as a family we have a really active social life. My dietary requirements are met with a gastric feeding tube delivered by a feeding pump. This is used at regular intervals during the day and night to meet my nutritional needs. I also eat pureed foods, my safe bite & dissolve foods & thickened drinks. One of my favourite things is toy vacuum cleaners; I have numerous brands & love to help with cleaning around the house. I am active & busy & constantly on the go. I love music, especially Christmas songs which I enjoy on my ipad. PURPOSE OF THE JOB To enable me to join in with community activities, enjoy time out of the house & to enable my mum to spend time with my big brother. You will sometimes accompany us on family trips. TASKS WILL INCLUDE Assisting with my personal care Taking me out in my wheelchair Spending time in my home to enable my mum to go out without me Playing games & activities with me in my home, joining in family activities Feeding me as required & following my healthcare plan HOURS OF WORK I have 4 hours per week available. Usually 1 evening after school from 4pm & the occasional weekend session. In the school holidays the hours may be used to cover a longer day out. You will be given notice of your hours in advance RATES OF PAY £9.50 per hour 0.35p per mile when taking me out in your own vehicle TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Mature attitude Someone friendly & caring, flexible & reliable, confident, enjoys playing, positive & upbeat, non smoker essential. Needs to be confident using my equipment. Willing to undertake any training required which must include Child Protection A full DBS check will be carried out by Dewis Centre for Independent Living. Full Driving Licence required + business insurance. 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 of 6 months. The wage will be paid four weekly on return of a payslip provided by Dewis Centre for Independent Living. You will be paid by bank transfer by the employer. You will receive appropriate annual leave.