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JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 6 year old boy living in the Aberdare area. I enjoy swimming, going to the park, indoor play areas and to McDonalds. I would like a PA that can support me to access activities in the community. I have a behavioural development disability and I can sometimes become frustrated and this can cause me to lash out.

PURPOSE OF JOB

The main purpose of the job is to take me places I enjoy, whilst ensuring my safety at all times. Also, the time we spend together will provide my grandmother with some respite.

HOURS OF WORK

3 hours per week to be worked during the weekend

RATES OF PAY

£10.00 per hour plus 40p per mile for journeys we make together in your car

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Accompanying me when out and about
  • Driving me to activities I like doing
  • Ensuring my safety is priority at all times
  • Encouraging my interaction & independence
  • Exploring different things I may enjoy

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Someone outgoing and confident
  • Someone who is flexible and reliable
  • Someone who can suggest new things for me to get involved in
  • Male PA due to support with changing during swimming
  • PA to be a sensible car driver, with own vehicle and business class insurance in place

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 on a monthly basis and appropriate holiday pay given.

The post is subject to 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 (Local Authority).

The relevant checks will be carried out to ensure any applicant has the right to work in the UK.