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JOB DESCRIPTION

Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a twenty-nine year old female living with my dad and our dog in the area of Penarth. My dad describes me as having a wicked sense of humour. I like to keep my mind active, I am very mobile and very vocal, and sometimes I use Makaton. Makaton uses speech with signs (gestures) and symbols (pictures) to help people communicate. I can be very head strong and understand everything. When I was very young, I did not get any formal diagnosis- SWAN stands for ‘syndromes without a name’. It’s a term used when a child or young adult is believed to have a genetic condition and testing has failed to identify its genetic cause. Syndromes without a name are also referred to as undiagnosed genetic conditions, unknown genetic conditions or undiagnosed genetic disorders.

 

PURPOSE OF JOB

To provide support with socialisation and ensure I am safe at all times 

 

PLACE OF WORK

In the area of Barry

 

HOURS OF WORK

27hrs in total-

Mon 5hrs 3-8,

Tue 3hrs 3-6,

Wed 8hrs 10-6,

Thurs 3hrs 3-6,

Sat 8hrs 10-6.

 

RATE OF PAY

£12.40 per hour

40p per mile where applicable (up to 20 miles per week)

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Prompting to go to the toilet
  • Shopping
  • Making sure I am safe at all times, 100% attention is required to ensue my safety, I need my hands held when crossing roads etc.
  • Go out for food in a restaurant
  • Trips out
  • Promoting my independence

 

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Someone who knows the area
  • Someone who is reliable and consistent
  • Someone that can drive and has access to a car and has business class insurance
  • Someone kind and caring
  • Someone who is punctual

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

 

Thank you