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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

 

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

The Service User is an 11-year-old boy living in the St Fagans area of Cardiff.

He has diagnosis of ASD, significant communication and learning difficulties, left sided auditory neuropathy. It is difficult to anticipate his needs. He has limited understanding and no insight into risk or danger.

PURPOSE OF JOB

To provide support with at home to so mother can have some respite. Some personal care will be required as when needed. To help support playful and engaging activities at home and outdoors.

PLACE OF WORK

At home and taking out to suitable activities.

HOURS OF WORK

7 hours per week term time and 10 hours per week school holidays

Flexible

RATE OF PAY

£9.70 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

  • To support with suitable activities and play at home 
  • To supervise at all times when at home or being taken out. 
  • To prompt with regular hand washing and washing hands before food. 
  • To prompt with eating and drinking. 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Reliable, committed and punctual
  • Kind, caring and understanding of confidentiality and privacy 
  • Trustworthy and efficient
  • Energetic
  • Car driver is preferable but not essential
  • Experience in working with Autistic children

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.