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JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a disabled young man, 23 years old, and I live in the Treherbert area of Treorchy with my mum dad and my sister. I have Autism and I am unable to be left alone for periods of time.  I am quite active and I especially enjoy swimming, bowling, cycling, going to the gym and going for walks.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

My parents are looking to employ a personal assistant to help me to access the leisure and social activities I enjoy, and also to provide my parents with an opportunity to have some time to themselves.

HOURS OF WORK

There are 5 hours per week available. Exact times can be flexible but we are looking for someone who can work in the evenings.

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

Supporting me to access leisure and social activities that I enjoy e.g. swimming, cycling, bowling and walking.

Accompanying me when I go out into the community

Ensuring that I am safe at all times.

Helping me to be independent

Helping me to get used to people

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

A car owner who is willing to use their car to transport me (mileage will be paid).

Experience of Autism preferred

A person who is dependable and arrives on time.

A person who respects the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home.

Someone who is patient when dealing with me.

Someone with a good sense of humour.

Someone who is outgoing, energetic and likes to have fun

Someone who is confident and mature.

ABOUT THE JOB

Though a part-time position, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period will be necessary in the first instance.