AX1201/HU/£9.50 ph/5 HOURS pw

The following vacancies are advertised directly by the disabled person who receives support from the Direct Payment Support Service.

Successful applicants will be employed directly by the disabled person who receives support from the Support Service to do this. It is important to note that it is not Choices and Rights Disability Coalition that is the employer. Choices and Rights Disability Coalition are acting on the employer’s behalf and cannot be held responsible for any actions arising out of your employment.

Please Quote Ref: AX1201Location: HU3 area of Hull
Rate of pay: £9.50 per hour
Hours: 5hrs per week
Days: Varies to be negotiated with Mum
Vacancies: 1

Further information: A Personal Assistant is required to support a gentleman in his twenties from the HU3 area of Hull. The PA will be required to take him out into the community at times to be arranged with his mother. This young man is very sociable and friendly, he has an infectious smile and it’s hard not to get excited when he is. He is a fan of a wide range of music from Classical to modern popular music and loves his ipod. This young man has a learning difficulty, has no sense of danger and little awareness of how to keep himself safe so the PA will need to keep him safe. Routine is very important to this gentleman, noise makes him very anxious and he will try to avoid situations where he anticipates excess noise will occur. The PA will need to ensure he has his ear defenders with him and uses them as appropriate. The successful applicant will be employed subject to a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check. The successful applicant will be active, positive, confident and extremely supportive. Your main focus will be to support him to engage with social activities, visits and attending appointments. You will be required to have a flexible approach as to the work you are involved in. Applicants should quote reference AX1201. Important Information: “Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure and Barring Service, the cost of which will be met by the local authority/employer.”

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Smoke Free Exemption

It should be noted that these post are covered by “The Smoke Free (Exemptions and Vehicles) Regulations 2007 and therefore “The smoke Free Premises and Enforcement Regulations 2006” do not apply to this post. The regulations allow for exception in private dwellings where the work being undertaken is solely to provide personal care for a person living in the dwelling or to assist with domestic work of the household in the dwelling.