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JOB DESCRIPTION

SOMETHING ABOUT ME

I am a disabled teenage boy aged 13 and I live in the Cwmbach area of Rhondda Cynon Taff with My Mum, Dad and younger sisters.

I have Dystonic Tremor Syndrome and have an Activa RC Deep Brain Stimulator implant which sends electric pluses to my brain which helps make my movements smother.

I am unable to be left alone for any length of time, due to this I am totally dependent on others for support and assistance throughout the day.

I enjoy going swimming and bowling, using my walker and electric wheelchair.

PLACE OF WORK

At my home and in the local area of Cwmbach

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

My Mum and Dad are looking to employ a Personal Assistant to help me build my social skills and independence; whilst provide me with support which will include personal care, preparing snacks and meals, taking me out socially and providing a sitting service.

HOURS OF WORK

Monday 4pm-6pm

Wednesday 5pm-7pm

Thursday 3:30-6pm

There are a few extra hours totalling to 15/16 hours per week which would be arranged on a flexible basis which can be discussed at interview.

There will be extra hour’s available during school holidays which will be day time hours.

RATE OF PAY

£10.20 per hour

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

  • Occasionally going to different places that I enjoy, i.e. Park, Swimming, bowling, youth club
  • Stimulating play
  • Taking me to youth club
  • Personal Care
  • Toileting/changing nappy
  • On occasions support with Dressing
  • Sitting service/respite care
  • Preparing meals and snacks

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • A person who is dependable and arrives on time.
  • Someone who is hands on and outgoing
  • Be able to drive my mums accessible van and has a clean driving licence
  • A person who respects the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home.
  • Someone with a good sense of humour.
  • Someone who is outgoing, energetic and likes to have fun
  • Someone who is confident, mature and has patience
  • Someone who can be flexible
  • Experience is essential in working with children

ABOUT THE JOB

I will be your legal employer so you will need a National Insurance number. Pay will be monthly and appropriate paid annual leave is given. There will be trial period involved and a police check will be necessary (which I will arrange). Safeguarding Children Level 3 Training Course MUST be completed within 3 months of commencing in post