DP1542 Personal Assistant Quote REF:DP1542 On Application Form Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a 22 year old man living in the Cilfynydd area. I enjoy talking about the things in which I have an interest. I especially like science and technology and am very knowledgeable on these subjects. I enjoy watching Star Trek, Deep Space Nine and Doctor Who (but not the scary episodes). I really like watching investigative TV Programmes and Sliders. I enjoy reading about Space, Science and the weather. I like to go out for food and especially enjoy pizza at Frankie and Benny’s. I like to visit castles and Techniquest. I also enjoy playing Minecraft and Laser tag. I have Aspergers, ADHD as well as Cerebral Palsy. As a result, I don’t really like change and am very predictable when it comes to routine or decision making. I think I am a friendly person but I can struggle to pick up on conversational cues. I sometimes need encouragement go out and about and do different things. PURPOSE OF THE JOB The purpose of the job is to encourage independence and to support me to access volunteering opportunities as well as social activities. HOURS OF WORK 10 hours per week to be used on a Friday and Saturday day. RATES OF PAY £9.20 plus mileage for journeys we make together. TASKS CAN INCLUDE Assisting and supporting me to access volunteering opportunities Encouraging me to go out and maybe try new things Visiting castles, museums, going for food, going to the seaside or bowling Assisting with travel training Supporting me without taking over TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Someone friendly MUST like animals, especially dogs Someone supportive but not overbearing Someone chatty Car owner/driver ABOUT THE JOB This will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period of six months will be necessary in the first instance. The wage will be paid monthly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living. You will receive appropriate holidays and holiday pay. This post is subject to an enhanced police check (DBS) and training may be required if identified by the employer.