DP1031 Personal assistant Please quote job reference DP1031 on application. Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a 22 year old male with Autism, global development delay, asthma and dyspraxia living in the Mountain Ash area. I can be lively and have a very good dry sense of humour. I love sports and music and I play the guitar. I enjoy films, eating out, swimming and history. PURPOSE OF THE JOB To accompany me when out and about, supporting me to participate in social activities and ensuring I am safe at all times. HOURS OF WORK There are 5 hours per week available. RATES OF PAY £10.15 per hour Plus 40p per mile up to 18 miles per week TASKS CAN INCLUDE Accompanying me to activities I enjoy doing Encouraging me to go out Help build my confidence in social situations Ensuring I am safe at all times as I have no sense of danger TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Driver with access to their own car will be essential Someone who is confident and chatty Someone who will be a good companion Flexible and reliable Experience of working with autism preferred ABOUT THE JOB Although this is a part-time job, it will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period will be necessary in the first instance. The salary will be paid on a calendar monthly basis and appropriate holiday pay given. The post is subject to a probationary period, a DBS (Police) Check and attendance to a Child Protection training course which will be organised for you.