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JOB DESCRIPTION
Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am looking for a personal assistant for my 13 year old son who is on the Autism spectrum . We live in Cardiff (Heath area). My family includes me, my ,husband and 3 sons . All of them are teenagers.
My son is nonverbal and has limited social interaction. He is lovely and pleasant in general, however at times behaves differently when anxious . He goes to school from 8.45 am until 3.45pm. He needs assistance in day to day activities before and after school for sending in and collecting from the road side from Van, changing clothes, washing, toileting, serving food, cleaning his room and would need someone being with him until I return home which is normally by 5pm.

Place of work

We live in Cardiff. (Heath area.)

Hours of work

Tuesdays and Wednesdays 3:30pm – 5:30 pm with the additional hours to be worked on a flexible basis, as he has 6 hours a week.

Rate of pay -

£9.65 per hour.

Tasks involved

He needs assistance in day to day activities before and after school for sending in and collecting from the road side from Van , changing dress , washing , toileting and serving food ,cleaning his room and would need someone being with him until I return home which is normally by 5pm .

Type of person required

Essential qualities

• Reliable and punctual
• Kind and patient
• Flexible and adaptable to his needs

Desirable qualities

• Previous experience of 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.

Thank you.