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JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

27-year-old male living in the Penylan area requires a personal assistant to support him out in the community to activities he enjoys and to maximise his independence.

He is diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome and Epilepsy and has learning difficulties.  He lives alone but has support from his personal assistants.

Ideally he would like someone more mature who will understand his needs like a mother/father figure.

 

HOURS OF WORK

3 overnight shifts per week

4 pm Monday to 9 am Tuesday (overnight).

4 pm Tuesday to 9 am Wednesday (overnight).

7.30pm Wednesday to 9 am Thursday (overnight).

 

RATES OF PAY

£9.00 per hour (day) and £75 set rate for the night

 

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Support with making meals and getting ready for bed.
  • Light domestic tasks

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Reliable, committed and punctual
  • Understanding of confidentiality and privacy
  • Trustworthy and efficient
  • Would ideally like someone who has similar interests (loves sports) and has experience working with autism.
  • Non-smoker

 

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 four weekly and appropriate holiday pay given.

The post is subject to satisfactory references and a DBS (Police) Check - which will need to be carried out before employment can commence. The cost of this will be met by the employer (Local Authority).

The relevant checks will be carried out to ensure any applicant has the right to work in the UK.