CDP018 Personal Assistant to Child Quote ref: CDP018 on application form Apply here JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a 17 year old boy living in the Butetown area of Cardiff. I am a wheelchair user and am diagnosed with Down Syndrome and mild Autism. I enjoy music, singing and seeing new place. I also love going to the shops where I can enjoy activities such as people watching and bird watching. I prefer my own personal space so because of this I don’t like busy or noisy places. I will need the PA to assist me with putting my seatbelt on and off to make sure that I am safe but I won’t need help getting in and out of car. PURPOSE OF JOB I need support with activities within my home as well as accessing the local community. PLACE OF WORK The place of work will be my home. HOURS OF WORK 4 hours in total, Weekends only. RATE OF PAY £12.85 per hour TASKS INVOLVED Personal care Assist with dressing Support with feeding Support with activities in the community TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Reliable Patient Trustworthy Ability to take initiative Caring Friendly Full Driving licence Desirable qualities Experience with children with disabilities. ABOUT THE JOB Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A probation period will be necessary in the first instance. Wages will be paid 4 weekly. You will receive 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You will be required to apply for a DBS check at no expense to you. Please Note: Dewis Centre for Independent Living is acting on behalf of a third party and will not be your employer or be liable for any issues arising out of your employment should you be offered employment. Thank you.