DPC1222 Personal assistant Quote DPC1222 on Application Form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Part-Time Personal Assistant (Temporary) A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am an 12 year old young boy living in the Mountain Ash area. I have developmental delay and have some challenging behaviours. I enjoy the outdoors, different activities and keeping busy. I am looking for someone to support me to do activities while ensuring my safety at all times and managing my challenging behaviour. PURPOSE OF THE JOB To support me to do social activities in the local community and also at home alongside another member of staff. HOURS OF WORK Between 14.5 and 16 hours per week There may be extra hours available on occasions. 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 Managing my challenging behaviour Managing my epilepsy (training provided) 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 Someone who understands and can manage challenging behaviours Someone who knows the local area well and knows how to access activities 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 references 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.