Personal Assistant - Bank

Job Reference
Salary Description
£10.15 per hour
Contract Type
Zero Hours

Ref No: POW535374(LP)2
Job Description – Personal Assistant

May 2022

About Me

I am a 22-year-old individual who identifies as gender fluid, living independently in Newtown, Powys. I have autism & ADHD and like to live a socially active lifestyle; I enjoy travelling, socialising with friends and having new experiences. I am currently in the process of opening my own baking business and will be attending events within the community as part of this, I am an avid fundraiser having recently completed a sponsored swim for Cancer Research. To support me to live independently and access the community I am supported by a team of Personal Assistants and I am currently looking to expand my team of ‘bank’ PA’s.

Days and Hours of Work


I am looking for a new Personal Assistant to join my existing team of PA’s to cover annual leave and sickness, this is a permanent post but hours will vary on an needs basis.
These hours may be required to be provided in the form of day hours / overnight hours.

Please note – Flexibility is required of the successful applicant and the ability to provide care and support in school holidays is a necessity. Over time my care hours may increase based on my need and therefore more consistent hours may become available for the right person.

Tasks and Duties
• Supporting me on a 1:1 basis
• Support with social activities / shopping / getting out and about
• Supporting me with my business associated activities as required
• Support with daily living skills such as admin support
• Supporting me to engage in home based and community-based activities. E.G Assisting me to participate in activities such as swimming, gardening, craft and other activities of interest to me within the community.
• To encourage my learning, self-help skills and promote my social inclusion in daily activities and my community
• Full support and encouragement with meal prep and cooking
• Support with domestic tasks and laundry
• Any other reasonable tasks required

Type of Person Required
• Dependable with good time management skills
• The ability to provide flexible working hours
• Reliable, responsible, open and honest
• Will respect the privacy and confidentiality of working in someone’s home
• Sense of humour essential
• Non-judgemental attitude
• Outgoing and energetic, must like to have fun and be open to supporting me to try new things
• Calm but confident, must have patience
• A person(s) that has a strong and sound character, who is observant and proactive
• A person(s) who possesses a genuine kind, and caring nature
• Willing to learn and adapt as I develop
• A person(s) that will respect my individuality and that of other members of the team and family
• Previous experience of working with people with learning difficulties and autism is highly desirable
• A person whom possesses a driving licence / their own vehicle (mileage will be agreed per journey)

Rate of Pay
£10.15 Per Hour (Before tax & NI deductions)

Training / Experience

• A person(s) who has previous experience of supporting individuals with learning difficulties / autism is desirable

About The job

  • Pay Frequency – Monthly
  • The successful applicant(s) will be subject to a 3-month probationary period.
  • A DBS will be required – you will not incur costs to yourself for this.
  • There is another carer employed and it would be beneficial if the applicant had a flexible nature to work with the other carer (and wider family) to communicate any necessary information about the my well-being and ensure consistency of approach.

To Apply:
Apply online – specifically in Google search engine, precisely enter POW535374(LP)2 where it will then direct you to an application portal.

Please request an application form via our registered email address or call 0330 123 2815 quoting the reference number POW535374(LP)2

Please note that this advert has been placed on behalf of one of our Service Users - Should your application be successful; you will be directly employed by the customer and not PeoplePlus.

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