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JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-Time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 10 year old girl living in Aberdare with my family. I am non-verbal and have complex learning needs but don’t want to be treated differently.

I love being outdoors and playing with water.

PURPOSE OF JOB  

The purpose of the job is to enable me to enjoy time out away from my family to gain some independence.

HOURS OF WORK

9 hours weekly, with additional 6 hours in holidays (few block sessions per week)

Ideally Monday and Wednesday evenings (3 hours from school) and either a Saturday or Sunday

RATE OF PAY

£10.20 per hour

40p mileage allowance

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Taking me to places I enjoy
  • Driving me in your car
  • Supporting me when I’m out
  • Supporting me with personal care as I am incontinent
  • Getting involved with activities
  • Supporting and encouraging social engagement

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • A friendly and understanding person is important
  • Someone energetic, outgoing and fun
  • Someone who will put in lots of effort to get to know me – I want to build rapport with someone
  • Having the same interests will be good

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.  My mother will be your legal employer. The wage will be paid every month on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living.  You will receive appropriate holiday.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a DBS Check at no cost to you.