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JOB DESCRIPTION 

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a very lively and bubbly 4 year old boy living in the Penygraig area of Tonypandy with my parents and my siblings.

I have lots of interest and hobbies including watching cooking programs on the TV and on my IPAD. I also attend Fuse Autism group weekly, Polar Bear Swimming lessons and Squirrels at the scout group.

At the moment I am waiting to be assessed for Global Development Delay, autism and ASD, sensory processing Disorder, pica.  I am Non-verbal but I will communicate through sounds and gestures. I don’t like to be around loud noise and if I am I will be wearing my ear defenders. I do like my own space but sometimes to quiet means that I am up to something as I don’t see any danger around me or to myself, I will need high levels of supervision as I put things in my mouth that shouldn’t go in there. I love to play but again will need supervision as I fall over sometimes and I tend to run off if you don’t hold my hand I will run out onto the road.

I am incontinent and wear nappies so I will need changing if we are out in the community at any time. 

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

·        Is to support me out in the community and to ensure my safety at all times.

·        At my home if my mum and dad needs some respite.

·        Support me at times with my parents if they need assistance.

·        Personal care as I will need my nappy changed.

HOURS OF WORK

3 hours school term time and 6 hours school holidays per week.

RATES OF PAY 

£12.30 per hour plus mileage at 40p per mile.

TASKS CAN INCLUDE

                     Personal care.

                     Taking and assisting me to my clubs.

                     Helping my parents if we are out together.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

                     Someone who loves to play.

                     Be able to accept my differences.

                     Likes to be a part of my busy lifestyle.

                     Be able to keep up with me as I am very active.

                     Ensuring my safety at all times is very important.

                     Reliable/punctual

                     Considerate/caring/trustworthy

                     Friendly/chatty

                     Confident/proactive

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