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A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

We are 8 year old twins living in the Hirwaun area. Although we are twins, we have a completely different personalities. One of us likes the quiet and interacts better with calm and considerate people, interacts with picture cards as is non-verbal and likes personal touch for example stroking of the legs and feet.

The other makes a lot of noise, is very strong minded and is verbal, likes spelling and sometimes being read to but mostly likes playing on the iPad alone. Can be more aggressive and likes to interact on their own terms.

We require a PA who is understanding of our complex needs and understands the difference between our personalities.

You will join a team a PA who currently support us.

PURPOSE OF JOB

To support us at home and in the community and in the home to be worked double handed

HOURS OF WORK

11 hours total a week

Monday-Friday: 2:1 support from 3:15 to 4:15 pm

Sunday: 6 hours  needs covering and cover on other days to cover the other PAs. Flexible hours

RATES OF PAY

£12.25 per hour

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Personal care and toileting needs
  • Bathing both of us
  • Dressing and undressing
  • Moving and Handling, using hoist and other aids
  • Meals and preparation
  • Social outings
  • Community activities
  • Household duties
  • Any other reasonable task

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Male due to personal care - however, are open to female applicants
  • Reliable and Punctual
  • Considerate to our needs
  • Friendly person
  • Confident person who can deal with big personalities
  • Confidentiality/working in the home
  • Someone with experience of ASD or understanding of our needs
  • Willing to drive owners adapted vehicle
  • Clean driving license

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 four weekly 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