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Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a very happy and cheeky boy who is always smiling. I am 10 years old and have dystonia and I have swan (syndrome without a name.) I move a lot so you have to be careful as I kick and fling my arms but I can’t help it. I am very strong.

PURPOSE OF JOB

· To assist with personal care needs and getting dressed before school each morning.

PLACE OF WORK

In my home.

HOURS OF WORK

Working days won’t be the same every week but will be same time.

2.5 hours per week.

Week 1

Monday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Week 2

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

RATE OF PAY

£10.35

TASKS INVOLVED

Assisting my carer to get me ready for school.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

• Reliable and trustworthy

• Understanding of confidentiality

• Friendly

• Patient and tolerant

• Experience with working with children and an understanding of Dystonia is desirable.

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.