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JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 16 year old boy living in the Rhydyfelin area. I enjoy playing football, riding my bike, going to the cinema and to McDonalds. I would like a PA that can support me to access activities in the community and to help me interact appropriately with others. I have a diagnosis of ASD and display obsessive behaviours. I have limited awareness and understanding of appropriate behaviours with my peers.

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 mother with some respite.

HOURS OF WORK

3 hours per week 

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 to gain relationships & with my independence
  • Support me with handling money
  • 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
  • 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.