VOG566 Personal Assistant Quote ref VOG566 on Application Form Apply Now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant/Carer A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a 9 year old lad living in the St Nicholas area of the Vale of Glamorgan. I am severely visually impaired with no light perception. I also have scoliosis which means I have rods in my back which are extended every 6 months. I am bubbly, chatty, cheeky and clever. I have a fantastic memory. I am very Independent and am working on cane skills outside of school. PURPOSE OF JOB My mum is looking to employ a Personal Assistant/Carer to take me to my group swimming lessons after school, as I require one-to-one support. PLACE OF WORK Mostly out in the community/leisure centre. HOURS OF WORK Likely to be between the hours of 4.30pm to 6.30pm Day is yet to be agreed, although it will definitely be a weekday evening. RATE OF PAY £9.30 per hour Mileage is paid at 40p per mile TASKS INVOLVED Collecting me from my home and driving me to my swimming lesson I need minimal help with dressing; I just need someone to place my clothes ready for me to take and support with my shoe laces. Accompanying me into the water and supporting me with my lesson Encouraging me and working with/listening to the swimming instructors to help me fulfil my full potential. Guiding me to ensure my safety and well-being at all times. TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED A person who is dependable and arrives on time. Driver with own vehicle and business class insurance. A person who respects the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home Friendly and approachable Someone patient and understanding A person who is able to work on their own initiative and identify hazards and plan ahead to ensure my safety. 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 monthly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You may be required to apply for a DBS check at no expense to you.