PERSONAL ASSISTANT / SUPPORT WORKER

Job Reference
POW527314(LK)
Salary Description
9.80 PER HOUR
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION


Part-time Personal Assistant


A LITTLE ABOUT ME


I am a 21 year-old young man living with my family in the centre of Newtown. I have Aspergers and ADHD. Due to these conditions I struggle to motivate myself and can tend to get isolated socially.
I need more support and encouragement to complete tasks and access activities and find that I can become reclusive without prompting and help.
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, plus activities and interests and going out socially. This work would be on a 1-1 basis, supporting my independence.
I need the support of a PA that is flexible, can motivate me to discover new interests and give me the confidence to go out more.
Companionship is a very important part of this role to enhance my quality of life and introduce me to new activities or hobbies. Also in accompanying me on trips out to the shops, places of interest, days out to the coast etc.
 
HOURS OF WORK


An average of 5 hours per week.
This would be a flexible arrangement to suit all parties, hours, days and times by mutual agreement, plus extra hours on occasions. It would never be less than 3 hours at a time. Also there may be long days of up to 9 hours for instance, when going on further trips afield.
 
RATE OF PAY


£9.80 per hour.
Payment is by BACS.
 
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 on return of a payslip provided by PeoplePlus Payroll Services.  A formal Contract of Employment will be provided.
References and DBS police check at no cost to yourself will be required.
 
TASKS INVOLVED
 

Working with me on a 1 – 1 basis, giving me confidence and motivation.
Supporting me with my social life, activities and accessing the community.
Assisting to help me carry out my hobbies and pastimes.
Accompanying me to various places recreationally.
Excursions, for example, local attractions etc.
Other reasonable tasks required during the hours.

 
TYPE OF PERSON REQUIRED
 

Male or female.
A person being willing and creative to assist in planning and assisting in all types of activities.
Self-motivated and able to introduce me to new things, working on their own initiative.
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 who is laid back and flexible, with a good sense of humour.
A person with a positive commitment to this kind of work.
A person with a friendly, easy-going manner.
A person who could provide extra hours on occasions would be an advantage.
A person who finds this job and the hours suitable to their lifestyle.

 
HOW TO APPLY -
 
Apply on-line – In Google search engine, precisely enter POW527314(LK)
 
or:
 
Please request an application form via our registered email address ilspowys@peopleplus.co.uk  or call 0330 123 2815 quoting the reference number POW530608(LK).
 
FROM PEOPLEPLUS - Please note that this advert has been placed on behalf of one of our customers. Should your application be successful, you will be directly employed by the customer and not People Plus.

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