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.