VOG607 Personal assistant for a child Please quote job ref VOG607 on application form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTIONPersonal AssistantA LITTLE ABOUT OURSELVESI am a 10 year old girl living in the Barry docks area .I need support for an hour in the mornings from Monday to Friday to assist with getting ready for school to work alongside my mum as she gets my brother ready for school, I need support to give my family a break usually at the weekends e.g. 9:30 AM to 3:30pm on a Saturday or Sunday. I have down syndrome and global developmental delay. I am non-verbal and am a wheelchair user. I need encouragement to eat small amounts. I communicate through vocalisation, facial expressions and body movements. I don’t like to be overcrowded and if someone gets too close, I may lash out occasionally. I need help with personal care and still use nappies.PURPOSE OF JOBHelping me to stay safe in the community and within the home as I have no danger awareness.PLACE OF WORKYou will be based in the community of the Barry area.HOURS OF WORK11 hours a week during term time, during the mornings Monday to Friday and 14 hours a week during school holidays. Times for all shifts are negotiable.RATE OF PAY£9.20 per hour.TASKS INVOLVEDHelping me to enjoy leisure activities whilst keeping me safe. Assistance with getting ready for school and some assistance in the home working alongside parent.TYPE OF PERSON REQUIREDPhysically active and strong.Help with personal care.Honest and trustworthy.Able to keep me safe at all times.To maintain privacy and confidentiality at all times.Punctual and reliable.Driver with own vehicle and business insurance.Able to cover additional hours from time to time.