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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a young man living in the St. Mellons area of Cardiff. As I have Cerebral Palsy and a learning disability, sometimes I experience seizures due to my epilepsy. Currently I attend a college Monday to Friday and I am looking to employ a PA for support that I require, to help me access my community and enjoy activities. 

 

PURPOSE OF JOB

To provide me with support within my community. 

PLACE OF WORK

In my local community. 

 

HOURS OF WORK

6 hours a week in term time and 9 hours a week in school holidays.

This is split into two shifts of 3 hours from 4pm to 7pm on weekdays to be agreed. Sometimes a weekend would be appreciated too. 

RATE OF PAY

£9.65 per hour.  

 

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Supporting me with accessing the community 
  • Supporting me with some personal care if required. 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Someone who is patient and kind.
  • Someone who is reliable and dependable.
  • Someone who has good communication skills.
  • Someone who may have experience with epilepsy and manual handling. If not, training can be provided.
  • Owner 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.