VOG704 Personal Assistant Please quote ref: VOG704 on Application Form Apply Now JOB DESCRIPTION Part-time PERSONAL ASSISTANT ABOUT MYSELF I am 17 nearly 18 years old and I live in Sully with my Mum and Dad, two sisters and two dogs. I enjoy baking ,cooking and playing with my dogs. I enjoy watching Netflix. I am good at making people laugh, being kind, cheering people up, thinking of others before myself and enjoy doing things for others. I get very anxious about going out and I sometimes feel a bit down in myself. At the moment I have only been going out for short times, with my Mum and Dad. PURPOSE OF THE JOB The purpose of the job is to assist me to gain independence in going out and being encouraged to go out to expand my experiences and to improve my confidence. HOURS OF WORK 3 hours per week, either weekday or weekend as required. RATE OF PAY £10.25 per hour 40p mileage allowance when I am in the car with you. TASKS CAN INCLUDE Encouraging me, reassuring me and helping me to keep calm and relaxed Supporting me to access social activities such as cinema and bowling Ensuring I am safe at all times Providing me with companionship/being a mentor Suggesting new ideas of what we could do, and be patient that I may need encouragement I get tired very easily and need a lot of rest breaks TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED You must be capable and sensible to work on your own initiative Being trustworthy is compulsory Car driver and owner is essential Someone who doesn’t mind pets in the home Experience working with children with anxiety and depression Someone who is funny and talkative and encouraging. I have Adrenal Insufficiency and I carry an emergency injection. You may need to have training to administer my injection in case of an emergency. Someone who is patient and understanding as I have a poor memory and short attention span. ABOUT THE JOB This will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. During the first instance, a trial period of 6 months is necessary. Wages will be paid on a 4 weekly basis on receipt of a payslip from the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive appropriate holiday and holiday pay. Business class insurance is required on your car, if applicable. My mother will be your employer, not Dewis CIL. This post is subject to an enhanced police check at no cost to you.