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Personal Assistant / Support Worker

MER530309 JW
11.20 PH

Personal Assistant

Merthyr Area

£11.20 per hour

Varied hours available -  discussed at interview


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

MER530309 JW


About the Employer

I am a fifteen year old girl living at home with my mum, step dad and brother. I also visit my dad every other weekend.


I like to listen to music and like to dance, I enjoy going for drives in the car, to go on walks and I love to go swimming


If I could choose some new things to do, they would be – horse riding, cycling and touch trust.


I do not like busy environments or loud noises


I have a diagnoses of ASD as well as ADHD as well as learning disabilities with language and speech difficulties


I am non verbal but do communicate well through gestures as well as my PEC books, as well as my touch talker, when encouraged to do so



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

£11.20 per hour

Hours of work


Hours to be discussed at interview


Times required


Days required