DP1618 Personal Assistant Quote REF DP1618 on Application Form Apply Now JOB DESCRIPTION SOMETHING ABOUT ME I am a 21-year-old young man living with my family in the Aberman area. I am attending college 4 days a week which I really enjoy. I am a creative person and I love drawing. I have attended life drawing which was a great experience. I have visited London and attended a Comic Con event which is a speculative fiction fan convention. I am yet to attend the one held in Cardiff which I would love to attend. I like watching films of any genre except horror and I am quite an easy going person and very caring. I am looking for a personal assistant who can accompany me on activities outside the home to help me socialise. I am a high functioning Autistic person and can be a bit quiet and shy. PLACE OF WORK In and around the areas of Aberman/Merthyr PURPOSE OF THE JOB I would like someone who is a similar age to me and is interested in similar things. I need to feel more confident when I go out and not always feel on my own and isolated. It would help me if someone could initiate conversations and help me to meet new people and maybe make a few friends. It would be helpful if I could start going to some new groups like something creative. HOURS OF WORK 5hrs per week in one block which can be flexible RATE OF PAY £9.00 per hour plus mileage where applicable TASKS CAN INCLUDE Helping in social settings to communicate needs and feel more comfortable talking to people. Carry out activities Being sensitive to social barriers and making me feel comfortable. Going to the cinema Getting a bite to eat TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED I would prefer someone similar in age who also likes similar things. Likes comic con and anime as well as DC and Marvel films. Friendly and easy to talk too but not noisy and over chatty. Reliable and punctual, I don’t like to be kept waiting. Trustworthy and considerate to my Autism. Car owner with a clean driving license A non-smoker. Proactive as I can find it difficult making decisions ABOUT THE JOB I will be your legal employer so you will need a National Insurance number. Pay will be monthly and appropriate paid annual leave is given. There will be trial period involved and a police check will be necessary (which I will arrange).