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Personal Assistant / Support Worker

MER 530278 WG
11 ph

Personal Assistant

Merthyr Tydfil

£11.00 per hour

6 hours term time / 9 hours during holidays



Thank you for your interest in the above-mentioned job vacancy. I will be recruiting staff with the help of People Plus Group.  This is an organisation that supports people in Merthyr to recruit their own staff.


The job is described below, and an application form is enclosed for you to complete. Please return the completed form to People Plus Group who will pass it on to me.



Job Ref

MER 530278 WG


About the Employer

I am an 8 year old boy living at home with my parents in Merthyr Tydfil.


I love to be outdoors and my favourite things to do are to play in the park, to go swimming and to soft play areas.


I require a PA to help me to access new and existing places and opportunities to help me grow and learn socially.


I am a friendly person and want to sociable, however, sometimes I do benefit from guidance and support in social settings.


I do have a confirmed diagnoses of ASD, I am non verbal and an incontinent too


Summary of Duties



To provide support to access various social and recreational activities. You must therefore have a clean driving license and use own vehicle.


To provide support to access voluntary opportunities.


To provide support with socialising skills, behaviours and learning about acceptable behaviours in public


To provide support with preparing meals


To offer support and guidance with any personal care required


To assist in the maintenance of independent living and so provide him with a greater range of opportunities to enhance his lifestyle.


All support to be provided using a person-centred approach.


The post will include 5.6 weeks paid annual leave (pro-rata)


The person they are looking for


The ideal person will have a good sense of humour and should also display plenty of energy, initiative and enthusiasm. In addition, applicants should be patient and trustworthy with a flexible and empathic attitude.


A positive attitude and clear understanding of confidentiality is essential. Promoting the independence of the client will be the main focus for any support.


You must be reliable, friendly and punctual.


You must be flexible as hours may vary depending on the monthly rota


You will be expected to cover holidays and sickness as part of a team.


The following skills/experience will be required – manual handling, first aid and food hygiene. Training can be provided.


Hourly rate


Hours of work


6 hours per week, to be confirmed


Times required

6 hours per week

Days required

As above