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Personal Assistant / Support Worker

MER534527 JW
11.20 PH

Personal Assistant

£11.20 per hour



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

MER534527 JW


About the Employer

I am a 7 year old boy living at home with my family in the Heolgerrig area of Merthyr/



I have a diagnoses of ASD and would like to supported by my personal assistant to access new and existing activities, clubs and hobbies where I can improve my social skills and behaviours around peers.


My communication skills are an area we would like to improve on, it would be beneficial to have a PA who could assist me in exposing me to new opportunities and assisting me and my family to learn about each other more and assist us with techniques for us to work closer together.


Summary of Duties


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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 preparing meals


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


2 to 3 hours per week


Times required


Days required