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JOB DESCRIPTION (Guidance)

 Part-time Personal Assistant

A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF

I am a 9-year-old boy from Dinas Powys, my condition is Down syndrome.

I am a very active boy who is generally happy. I’m non verbal but can express my wishes and choice through pictures and Makaton communication aids.

My interest include going swimming, I’m fascinated with anything to do with cars and going for a drive in the car, I also enjoy going for walks.

PURPOSE OF JOB

  • Main reason for the position, support me out in the community,
  • Ensure I am safe at all times (no sense of danger)
  • Improve my social skills
  • To support me to do the activities I enjoy

HOURS OF WORK

3 hours a week, days and times are flexible (can be discussed at the interview)

RATES OF PAY

£10.00 per hour mileage allowance of 20 miles per week at £0.40p

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Personal care and toileting needs
  • Take me out in the community
  • Ensure I am safe at all times
  • Support me to do things I enjoy
  • Swimming
  • Going for drives in the car
  • Any other reasonable task

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Reliable/Punctual
  • Considerate/Caring/Trustworthy
  • Friendly/Chatty
  • Confident/Proactive
  • Experience with children on the autistics spectrum (personal or professional)
  • Clean driving license with own vehicle and business class insurance

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 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 employer (Local Authority).

The relevant checks will be carried out to ensure any applicant has the right to work in the UK