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JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 12-year-old boy living in the Abercynon area. I have ASD, plus I am awaiting diagnosis of ADHD and Tourette’s. I do not like raised voices or being told ‘no’ a lot. I am physically able and verbal, But i am not to be left unattended at any point, as I have limited safety awareness and anxiety issues. I have some sensory issues with clothing, noises and smells. I like gaming and would like help to make videos for Youtube and Instagram. I also like going swimming, out for food and for drives in the car. I need help making and maintaining friendships. I also need to be encouraged to try new things and experiences.

PURPOSE OF JOB

The main purpose of the job is to support me in the community and with social activities.

HOURS OF WORK

6 hours per week

RATES OF PAY

£11.50 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Accompany me when out and about
  • Taking me to activities I enjoy
  • Support me to help make videos for Youtube and Instagram
  • Some help with personal care (changing into and out of clothing)
  • Support with helping making and maintaining friendships and also encourage me to try new things
  • Ensure my safety is priority at all times
  • Encourage my interaction & independence

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • PA to act as a ‘role model’ and who is open to talk about lots of different subjects
  • Someone who has a good sense of humour, is kind, patient and not easily offended
  • Knowledge of ‘stimming’ would be an advantage
  • Driver/Car Owner needed with business class insurance

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 on a monthly basis and appropriate holiday pay given.

The post is subject to satisfactory references and a DBS (Police) Check - which will need to be carried out before employment can commence. The cost of this will be met by the employer (Local Authority).

The relevant checks will be carried out to ensure any applicant has the right to work in the UK.