Please quote job reference PM1435 on application. 

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JOB DESCRIPTION

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 16 year old lad living with my parents in Tonyrefail. I have a diagnosis of ASD.  I enjoy weekly visits varying from Swimming, Trampoline, the Park, Mc Donald’s, etc. I enjoy spending time with my personal assistant who I look to as a mentor to assist with building friendships / social skills to assist with my ongoing development.

My vocabulary has developed over the last few years and my speech also and I am able to communicate my needs effectively and am able to learn basic repetitive social conversation.

I am able to be flexible within routines but can get anxious if not aware of what happens next / finish.

I have many more likes and am open to trying and experiencing new things and have few dislikes.

PURPOSE OF JOB

My parents are looking to employ someone on a permanent basis

PLACE OF WORK

Collecting me from home and taking me to my preferred activities to help promote my independence.

HOURS OF WORK

3 hours 45 mins per week                                                           

Afterschool/ weekends / Daytime during school holidays

RATE OF PAY

£11.50 per hour

Mileage is paid at 40p per mile

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Social activities- bowling, swimming, going out for food
  • Collecting me from my home address in your car
  • Accompanying and supporting me with my chosen activity.
  • Supporting/prompting me when getting dressed.
  • Ensuring my safety and well-being at all times.
  • Encouraging and praising me in order to build my confidence.

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • A driver will be essential, with business class insurance.
  • Experience of working with autism / children with additional needs would be an advantage
  • Someone who is able to stay calm and be patient when I am trying to communicate something
  • Someone who will engage with me and bring me out of my shell
  • Someone who will be able to work flexibly and will also be reliable

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 monthly on return of a payslip provided by the Centre for Independent Living.  You will receive 5.6 weeks paid holiday (pro rata). You may be required to apply for a DBS check at no expense to you.

Thank you.