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Part-Time Personal Assistants

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 15-year-old teenage boy living in the Mountain Ash area. I have severe developmental delay. I enjoy the outdoors,different activities and keeping busy. The purpose of this is to support me, take me to activities, and to ensure my safety at all times. I need support to assist me to explore my local area. I am energetic and enjoy playing with my ball and for people participate in the activities with me.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To support me to do social activities in the local community and at home encouraging with life skills. This will enable my parents to have some respite and to ensure my needs are met.

HOURS OF WORK

16+ hours per week.

RATE OF PAY

£9.00 per hour

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

  • Supporting me to do activities and helping me plan for them
  • Helping me to engage with the local community
  • Supporting me in social situations
  • Ensuring my safety at all times

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Someone who will encourage me to do things and help me plan for trips
  • To be pro-active in suggesting activities that I could take part in
  • Flexibility and reliability will be 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 appropriate holidays and holiday pay.

The post is subject to a satisfactory reference, a Right to Work in the UK and a DBS (Police) Check - which will need to be carried out before employment can commence. The cost of this will be met by the employer.

Attending a Safeguarding Children training course is also compulsory for this post.