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Closing date: 23/07/2024

Relief Personal Assistant


I am a 19 year old young man who has Autism living in the Whitchurch area of Cardiff. I have limited communication but verbalise at a basic level. I love to go Bowling, Cinema, Swimming, Museum and browsing Charity Shops, Beaches and Walking, I am of a very calm and pleasant nature, however I do walk very fast but all you have to do is ask me to slow down or stop and I will do this if told. I can be comical and you can benefit from this.

Purpose of job

To cover my main carer when they are on Annual Leave and ensure I am safe at all times, as I have no sense of danger especially crossing the road and in busy places.

Place of work 

My home 

Hours of work 

12 hours a week over 2 days Monday and Wednesday 6 hrs per day

Rate of pay - 

£12.60 per hour

Mileage from my home to my choice of activity and back will be paid at the rate of 41p per mile.

Tasks involved 

•    Supporting and keeping me safe at all times
•    Taking me to activities of my choice

Type of person required 

•    Reliable and punctual
•    Able to respect my privacy and confidentiality
•    Someone who can be flexible if needed with his or her time if needed
•    A car driver .
•    Good Sense of humour
•    Flexible and adaptable to meet my needs
•    Similar Interests
•    Kind
•    Patient

Essential qualities

•    Reliable Punctual
•    Able to respect my privacy and confidentiality
•    Flexible and adaptable to meet my needs
•    A car driver with Business Class 1

Desirable qualities 

•    Similar leisure interests
•    Good Sense of Humour

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.