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Personal Assistant

POW523375(LA)
9.50 per hour
Permanent
19.25 - 22 / per week - Part-Time
Llanidloes

POW523375(LA)

Part-time Personal Assistant

February ’21.

About Us

We are a family of 4, Mum, Dad, Daughter and Son living in Llanidloes.

Our son, who has just turned 5 years old, was born with a rare genetic condition called ATR-x. 

Thus far he is non-verbal and needs help with most daily tasks. 

He currently mobilises via crawling and is at present learning to walk. 

He is exceptionally loving and enjoys being outdoors, at times he can become frustrated.

We are looking for a calm, kind and patient person to engage with and support our son as required.

Days and Hours of Work

19.25 Hours Per Week Approx.

(To include weekday and occasional weekends. Over time is available so flexibility is essential)

  • Monday & Friday – 13:00pm – 19:00pm
  • Wednesday - 15:00pm – 19:00pm
  • Tuesday & Thursday - 15:30pm to 19:00pm

Tasks and Duties 

  • School Collections
  • Bedtime routine
  • Meal prep
  • Support with feeding
  • Support with personal care
  • Engaging in activities to keep me stimulated
  • Liaise with parents to work in partnership
  • Any other reasonable task that may be necessary

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • A person local to our area of Llanidloes
  • Car driver essential
  • Reliable & Punctual
  • Someone proactive
  • Someone playful and animated
  • Someone responsible
  • Able to work off own initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • Someone kind and patient
  • Honest and Trustworthy
  • A person who respects the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home
  • Someone physically fit as our son is big and strong
  • Experience either personal or in similar work with children preferable
  • First Aid trained highly desirable

Rate of Pay

  • £9.50 per hour
  • Pay is monthly by BACS
  • 6 Weeks Annual Leave (Pro Rata)

Training

  • 1st Aid Training
  • A person with the appropriate experience, attitude and commitment will be able to do the job.

About The Job

  • This position requires a national insurance number, you will be employed and no cash in hand arrangement is available.
  • You will be asked to undergo an enhanced DBS police check at no cost to yourself, and you will not commence work until this is completed.
  • References Required
  • A formal Contract of Employment will be provided.
  • We will be your employers.
  • A trial period will be necessary in the first instance

To Apply:

If you are interested in this job, please register your interest via one of these methods:

Apply online – specifically in Google search engine, precisely enter POW523375(LA) where it will then direct you to an application portal.

ilspowys@peopleplus.co.uk Quote reference; POW523375(LA)

Or call 0330 123 2815 and ask for a Powys Independent Living Advisor

You will then be requested to complete an application form which will be submitted to the employer.

A Note from PeoplePlus;

Please note that this advert has been placed on behalf of one of our clients. Should your application be successful, and you are offered the position, you will be directly employed by the Service User and not by PeoplePlus.