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JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

A young, 16 year old who has autism living in the Whitchurch area of Cardiff. I have limited communication but can 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 if told. I can be comical and you can benefit from this.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To ensure I am safe at all times as I have no sense of danger especially crossing roads and in busy places.

HOURS OF WORK

This is a casual position to cover my current Pa's annual leave and sickness. 

Usual hours would be - 

hours per week during term time, preferably Wednesday or Thursday - 4:30 - 7:30pm (can be flexible with days - 6 hours on a Saturday)

12 hours per week in school holidays.

RATE OF PAY

£9.50 per hour

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

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

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Someone who is mindful of my condition and how it affects me.
  • Someone who has a good sense of humour
  • Must be patient
  • Someone who can be flexible with their time if needed
  • A car driver

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.