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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

 

I am a lively, young 19 year old with autism living in the Adamsdown area of Cardiff. I need assistance with accessing the community and keeping me safe. I love dogs, music, dancing, cinema and arts and crafts. I love telling jokes.

 

PURPOSE OF JOB

 

I need support with all activities out in the community as well as within my home and keeping me safe.

 

PLACE OF WORK

 

Will be my home, travel to activities will be required. Preferably a full driving licence and car driver.

 

HOURS OF WORK

 

6 hours per week during term time and school holidays, flexibility will be required as to days and times. Initially will be Saturday/Sunday.

 

RATE OF PAY

£10.35 per hour

 

TASKS INVOLVED

 

  • Take me to places of my choice
  • Encourage me to try new things and new activities
  • Keeping me safe at all times

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

Essential qualities

  • Reliable and punctual
  • Confidentiality at all times
  • Understanding of additional learning needs
  • Patient
  • Caring
  • Humour
  • Must be happy around dogs – although not a dog owner myself

 

Desirable qualities

  • Similar leisure interests

 

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.