DP137 Personal assistant Please quote job reference DP137 on application. Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Part-Time Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a man in my early forties who lives in Trebanog with my parents. I can be a little shy at first, but am very chatty once I get to know you. I have Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus, and as a result I use a wheelchair to get about. When I’m at home, I enjoy using websites such as Facebook. I also enjoy being out and about. I like going to my local pub, especially when there is Karaoke on. I love music and enjoy going to concerts. I follow a few bands in particular, as well as attending the X-Factor tour at the CIA. I also like watching wrestling, and I’ve been to a few live events too. PURPOSE OF THE JOB I am looking to employ a personal assistant to help and support me to go out into the community, helping to maintain my independence. This will involve meeting me at home and travelling in your car out into the community. This will include helping me to go to the Karaoke night at a local venue and occasional to concerts and live events. RATES OF PAY £9.50 per hour Plus Mileage Allowance (when applicable) HOURS OF WORK There are 10 hours per week available, working on Tuesday 7pm – 12 midnight and one weekend night during the week. There are also additional hours on occasion to accompany to a live event/concert. TASKS CAN INCLUDE Supporting me to get out and about Helping me to transfer in and out of the car Help to transfer in and out of my wheelchair Pushing manual wheelchair Assisting me when out and about and at venues TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Must be a driver with access to your own vehicle Would suit a male or female applicant Someone with a knowledge of the local area A person who is dependable and arrives on time Would suit an outgoing person with a sense of humour Positive approach to disabled people ABOUT THE JOB This is a part-time job that requires a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period will be necessary in the first instance. The salary will be paid on a two weekly basis and appropriate holiday pay given. The post will be subject to a trial period and a DBS disclosure (Police Check). The cost of this will be met by the employer.