SOMETHING ABOUT ME
I am a 16-year-old girl living in Builth Wells area. I live with my mum every other day and dad and older sister the other times, hours advertised are for when I’m with Mum. I have Cerebral Palsy, severe visual impairments and other health issues. Due to this I am unable to be left alone and I am totally dependent on others 24 hours a day. I require support to carry out all activities by two people. I have an electric wheelchair and a manual wheelchair for emergency use. I am an active listener and have very limited speech.
I am a social young lady with the same needs as teenagers my age. I enjoy most activities; however, these need to be planned in advance. I enjoy music.
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
My mum is looking to employ someone as a personal assistant to support me in my home. Care is carried out with two personal assistants at the same time. You will be required to support me when I go to various clubs/swimming in the school holidays, this helps my personal development, education and gives me independence away from family members.
PLACE OF WORK
You will be required to support me in my family home, you will also take me swimming and support me with activities during the school holidays. Please be aware that your place of work is a family home and it is important that you respect this, confidentiality is key. I would also appreciate it if you remember how old I am and speak to me appropriately.
HOURS OF WORK
Two week rota:
Week two: Weekday hours 6.30-8.30am 4.30-7pm
Mon 2hrs am Tue 2.5hrs pm Wed 2hrs am, Thur 2.5hrs pm Fri 2hrs am
Sat 8-2, 4.30-6.30
Total: 11 weekday 8 weekend
Week one: Weekday hours 6.30-8.30am 4.30-7pm
Mon 2.5hrs pm, Tue 2hrs am, Wed 2.5hrs pm, Thur 2hrs am Fri 2.5hrs pm
Sun 8-2, 4.30-6.30
Total: 11.5 weekday 8 weekend
2 day per week 8 hours per day (may be a split shift) Sunday/Tuesday/Thursday
3 day per week 8 hours per day (may be a split shift) Saturday/Monday/Wednesday/Friday
RATE OF PAY
£9.75 per hour
I do have an adapted vehicle which mum can make available to carers.
TASKS AND DUTIES
The position is subjected to references and an enhanced police check. You will also be required to attend a Child Protection course and there will be training on my individual complex needs. You will also receive instruction from my parents separately.
ABOUT THE JOB
Although this is a part time job you will have to submit a National Insurance Number. Hours will be reported on time sheets and the wages will be paid monthly. You will receive appropriate holidays with pay. A trial period will be necessary in the first instance.
Interested applicants must return their completed application form within seven days of receiving this information to be considered for an interview.