PM1908 Personal Assistant (2:1 Support) Please quote job reference PM1908 on application. Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Part-time Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am an 12 year old boy living in the Aberdare area. I have a cheeky personality and can sometimes be mischievous. I am nonverbal but have ways of communicating. I am very loving towards my family and lately have been wanting to engage more. I do not like noisy environments so I wear ear defenders most of the time. I really like going to the park and going swimming, water helps calm me down. My main disability is ASD which means I have no awareness of danger what so ever, you will have to keep an eye on me at all times. PURPOSE OF JOB I require 2:1 support to access social opportunities in the community which means I require 2 PAs. HOURS OF WORK 3 hours a week After school hours in term time and during school holidays Weekend shifts on occasion RATES OF PAY £11.50 per hour Mileage of 40p per mile TASKS INVOLVED · Personal care and toileting needs · Dressing, undressing · Social outings · Community activities · Ensuring I am safe at all times TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED · Someone with experience of autism is essential · You must be reliable, caring and friendly · Understanding of my sound sensitivity · Respect for confidentiality and working in the home · Car driver with access to car 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 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 Local Authority. The relevant checks will be carried out to ensure any applicant has the right to work in the UK.