DP818 Casual Personal assistant Please quote job reference number DP818 on application form. Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Casual Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a 28 year old man living in the Tonteg area with my mum and dad. I am an honest person who likes people and being with company. I am kind and have a very strong sense of right and wrong. I am Roman Catholic and my faith is very important to me. I like going to the cinema and enjoy watching Star Wars and Avengers. I love sports including: running, swimming, going to the gym, martial arts, watching football (I support Liverpool and Cardiff) and rugby (I support Cardiff Blues and Wales). I am fascinated by all periods of history and especially enjoyed learning about the Romans and Egyptians. I enjoy visiting museums and castles. I also like going out for Italian food. I have Autistic Spectrum Disorder as well as a learning disability. PURPOSE OF THE JOB I am looking for a casual PA who can assist me to maintain independence away from the home when my regular PA is on leave. I also want someone who can be a bit of a buddy and a mentor. HOURS OF WORK 9 hours per week (to be used flexibly) RATES OF PAY £10 per hour plus mileage TASKS CAN INCLUDE Assisting with money management Travel training Accompanying me to go to the gym, to sports classes, Park Run Accompanying me to go out socially to the cinema, bowling, for food, shopping etc. Generally just supporting me to maintain my independence away from home Being a friend as well as a mentor TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED Someone who is supportive and understanding Someone who can respect the importance of my faith and values Someone who is flexible Someone who is honest Car driver/owner Someone who would enjoy attending and participating in sports classes with me 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.