CDPA816 Personal Assistant to Child Quote ref: CDPA816 on application form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant x 2 GENERAL INFORMATION Two Personal assistants needed for a male child living in Butetown area of Cardiff. The personal assistants are required to assist him with accessing the community and to take him to various activities. This is to improve his social, communication, and independent skills. He has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) so he can show challenging behaviour towards other children and his mother. He also has limited verbal communication. He also refuses to use public transport, so a personal assistant would be required to drive. HOURS OF WORK 6 hours per week (double handed) RATE OF PAY £9.70 per hour. TASKS CAN INCLUDE The personal assistants would be required to carry out the following tasks: Support with accessing the community. Support and engaging with social activities within the community. Drive him to various location around Cardiff. 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.