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PERSONAL ASSISTANT

POW531770(LK)
9.50 per hour
Permanent
4 - 8 / per week - Part-Time
Llanidloes

POW531770(LK)

 JOB DESCRIPTIONPERSONAL ASSISTANT

A LITTLE ABOUT ME

I am a young man with autism and learning difficulties, living with my family in Llanidloes. I am looking for a PA to assist me in developing my independence and living skills at home whilst also accompanying me out in the community both locally and further afield when required.

PURPOSE OF JOB

I receive Direct Payments to employ person(s) to assist with this support. The work would be varied and would consist of assisting with some home tasks, activities and interests. This work must be on a 1-1 basis, to develop my independent living skills, access meaningful occupation and develop my presence within the local and wider community.

HOURS OF WORK

4 hours per week term time & 8 per week during school holidays. Days and times by mutual agreement.

RATE OF PAY

£9.50 per hour

(Plus additional expenses can be discussed as required, e.g., Entry costs, etc)

TASKS INVOLVED

  • Working with me on a 1 – 1 basis
  • Ensure I am safe
  • Assistance with social interaction
  • Assisting to help me carry out my hobbies and pastimes
  • Accompanying me to various places recreationally, e.g 10 pin bowling, Golf, Horse riding, Train rides, Trips to the beach, Walks, Swimming at leisure centre
  • Support in community based activities
  • Excursions, for example, local attractions etc
  • Occasionally be asked to accompany me and family on day trips to provide 1 to 1 support
  • Assisting in the maintenance of independent living to provide me with a greater range of opportunities to enhance my lifestyle
  • After school clubs
  • Any other reasonable task required during the hours

 

TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED

  • Male or female.
  • A person who understands autism and learning difficulties
  • A person who can communicate in a calm and clear manner
  • A person who is flexible, days may not always be the same.
  • A person who is patient
  • A person who is physically fit
  • A person who is willing and creative to assist in planning and assisting in all types of activities.
  • A person who is dependable and arrives on time.
  • A person who respects the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone else’s home.
  • A person with a positive commitment to this kind of work.
  • A person with a friendly, easy-going manner.
  • A car owner driver or confident using public transport
  • A person who is looking for a long-term commitment to remain in this job, to build a good professional relationship with me.

ABOUT THE JOB

Though a part-time job, this will be a proper job requiring a National Insurance number to be submitted.

I will be your employer.

A trial period will be necessary in the first instance. 

The wage will be paid 4 weekly by BACS.

A formal Contract of Employment will be provided.

References will be required.

You will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS police check carried out at no cost to yourself.

 

To Apply

Specifically in Google search engine, enter the job reference; POW531770(LK) where it will take you to apply on line.

Alternatively, emai ilspowys@peopleplus.co.uk quoting the reference and request an application form.

Or call 0330 123 2815 and ask for a Powys Advisor

 

Your application will be submitted to the employer.

 

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 our client and not by People Plus.