DP1740 Personal assistant Please quote Job reference DP1740 on application. Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a nineteen-year-old lad living with my grandparents and siblings in Tonypandy. I was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome aged 7yrs old. I like playing computer games like Mario, art; youtube etc, and enjoy my own company in my bedroom most days unless we have planned activities. I have successfully completed a foundation course in Catering and I then applied for an IT qualification year 1&2 BTEC which I passed, and will be attending my final year level 3 in September 2021. I am a quiet person, but once I get to know you, I can be quite chatty about subjects I am interested in; I like the occasional light joke. It may take me some time to open up to a new person. PURPOSE OF JOB I would like to employ a personal assistant to increase my independence and develop social inclusion within the community PLACE OF WORK In and around the community which could include Nantgarw and Pontypridd HOURS OF WORK 6 hours per week available in the evening, 2 x 3 hours per week with flexibility RATE OF PAY £9.25 per hour including expenses where applicable. I also have a bus pass, which I would like to gain more confidence with using public transport, which you will be able to travel free. TASKS INVOLVED Taking me bowling Going out for food to Nando’s or Taco Bell Going out for walks Going for hot chocolate Talking about common interests TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Calm Not over bearing Understanding Able to encourage independence Able to read the situation Someone with knowledge or experience Someone organised and good time keeping ABOUT THE JOB Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period 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 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You may be required to apply for a DBS check at no expense to you. Thank you.