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JOB DESCRIPTION

SOMETHING ABOUT ME

I am a 7 year old girl living with my mum and brother in the Beddau area.

My brother also requires additional support from a Personal Assistant and is in receipt of Direct Payments.

I have a visual impairment, ADHD and other associated diagnosis.  I am charming, clever and funny and I love one-to-one attention.  I love all things crafty, particularly knitting and loom bands. I would like someone who can help look after my needs and engage me in activities at home and out in the community.

PLACE OF WORK

Mainly out in the community.

Occasionally at home.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB 

My mum is looking to employ a Personal Assistant to spend time doing fun activities with me and providing care and ensuring my safety at all times; and allowing my mother some respite.

HOURS OF WORK

6 hours per week during term time (evenings and weekends)

20 hours per week during school holidays.

The days and times are flexible at the moment but may be set when activities are planned/organised.

RATE OF PAY

£9.50 per hour

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

Possible tasks:-

  • Taking me swimming
  • Accompanying me to local groups such as Rainbows (if this can be arranged).
  • Playing games or doing crafts with me on rainy days.
  • Allowing my mother some respite by sitting with me in the home
  • Helping me to access community based activities.

You will be expected to:-

  • Ensure my wellbeing and personal safety at all times by reinforcing road safety and stranger danger messages to me.
  • Being vigilant at all times as I can be impulsive. You will need to not let me out of your sight.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Someone with similar interests would be advantageous.
  • A friendly, caring nature.
  • Someone who respects the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home.
  • Trustworthy, reliable and punctual.
  • Someone with a flexible approach to work as hours may change according to the activities we do together.

ABOUT THE JOB

I will be your legal employer so you will need a National Insurance number. Pay will be four weekly by online transfer and appropriate paid annual leave is given. There will be trial period involved and a police check will be necessary.