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JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 16 year old boy living in the Llanharry area with my family. I am a wheelchair user but I can transfer. I have high functioning Autism, ADHD and I and also experience anxiety. I am currently studying for my A Levels, I enjoy Geology, arts & crafts, films, Magna comic books. I have previously played wheelchair rugby and basketball. I also enjoying visiting Cardiff Museum and going to the cinema.

PURPOSE OF JOB

To support me initially within my home with activities and then also out in the community. This time we spend together will provide my family with some respite.

HOURS OF WORK

3 hours per week, likely to be worked in the evenings or on the weekend

RATES OF PAY

£10.00 per hour plus 40p per mile for journeys we make together in your car

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Accompanying me in the home and when out and about
  • Ensuring my safety is priority at all times
  • Encouraging my interaction to gain relationships & with my independence
  • Exploring different things I may enjoy

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Someone outgoing, confident, flexible and reliable
  • Someone who is mindful of how my condition affects me
  • PA to have a mature attitude
  • Driver preferred but not essential as my parents would be willing to transport us out in the community

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.