DPC1284 Personal Assistant Quote REF DPC1284 on Application Form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION SOMETHING ABOUT ME I am a 9-year-old girl living with my parents in Mountain Ash. I have severe Autism, I’m non-Verbal and have sensory issues. I can sometimes be aggressive to myself, my mum and others who around if I am struggling. My mum needs someone who can support her to keep me safe. I love music and playing on the ipad. I also enjoy going on the swings in the park, swimming, going for walks and the beach. Playing in the sand is my favourite thing to do in the nice weather. PLACE OF WORK At home and out in the community PURPOSE OF THE JOB My parents are looking to employ a PA to help my mother when out and about with me as I require 2:1 support HOURS OF WORK There are 4 hours per week available during term time, and 10 hours per week during school holidays. Hours during term time will be worked after school approx. 3.30pm – 5:30PM or on weekends but daytime hours will be required during holidays. During the holiday time you will be required to work during the mornings a few days a week. Flexibility is an important aspect of this job. RATE OF PAY £10.20 per hour TASKS CAN INCLUDE Accompanying us to various places including the park, going on walks, swimming etc. Helping my mum to keep me safe at all times Assisting my mum to encourage to move if I drop to the floor and take me out of a situation where I could hurt myself. During holiday time, accompanying us out on day trips to the beach etc. Driving us in your car when needed. TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED A Driver with access to their own car is essential Experience of working with severe autism and dealing with difficult behaviours would be desirable Someone who will be able to work flexibly Someone who will be reliable and punctual Someone who will be a good companion to my mum and I when out and about Someone who is kind and patient.