VOG985 Personal Assistant Please quote job reference VOG985 on application. Apply now JOB DESCRIPTION Personal Assistant A LITTLE ABOUT MYSELF I am a 22 year old man living with my mother and sibling in St Athan, I have Autism. Some of my interests include swimming, computer games and going to the cinema. PURPOSE OF THE JOB My mother is looking to employ a Personal Assistant to provide me with the support I need to participate in activities. This is to help increase my independence and self-esteem by building new relationships through new activities within the community. This also enables my mother to have some assistance and respite. HOURS OF WORK 12 hours weekly, to be used flexibly. RATES OF PAY £13.60 per hour TASKS CAN INCLUDE · Taking me out to do my activities · Participating in some of the activities with me such as swimming. · Making sure I am safe at all times, always supervising while I am participating in my activities · Taking me out in your own car for which mileage will be paid. · Encouraging me to try new things or go to new places. TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED · A friendly, outgoing, sporty/lively person, with a sense of humour. · Someone who is patient and understands how my disability affects me. · A person who can be proactive in finding new activities and encouraging me to participate in them. · A person who is reliable and punctual · A person who respects the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone’s home. · A car driver/owner who is willing to use their own car which will require business class insurance. · Attending any relevant training course for the position. ABOUT THE JOB Although this is a part-time job, it will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted. A trial period will be necessary in the first instance. The salary will be paid on a four weekly basis and appropriate holiday pay given. This post is subject to an enhanced police check (DBS) which will need to be carried out before employment can commence. You will be required to have Business Class Insurance on your car.