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Please Quote Ref: AX167
Location: HU4 area of Hull
Rate of pay: £9.50 per hour
Hours: Up to 20hrs and possibly additional hours to cover holidays and sick. Shifts are usually 8am start till 12pm and 12pm till 4pm
Days: To be negotiated.
Vacancies: 1 or 2 if hours are split.
Further information: A Female Personal Assistant is required to support a lady in the HU4 area of Hull.
There is a genuine occupational requirement for a female worker, and therefore only applications from females will be considered*.
The Lady has Multiple Sclerosis, as well as other health conditions. She is unable to mobilise independently and requires the use of a ceiling track hoist which the PA will assist with; training will be provided. The appointed PA will need to assist with meal and drink preparation as well as undertaking domestic tasks. The PA will also be required to assist with some aspects of personal care.
Applicants should also have a strongly developed sense of social justice in supporting the social inclusion of disabled people in their local community. In addition they should be honest, reliable, and good at communicating, tolerant and non-judgemental and able to build good relationships based on trust and respect.
Rate of pay is £9.50 per hour.
Applicants should quote reference number AX167.
Important Information: There is a genuine occupational requirement for a FEMALE worker, and therefore only applications from FEMALES will be considered*. *Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 9, Part 1).
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Via Post: Please send a printed application to The Recruitment Team Choices and Rights Disability Coalition, The Centre for Independent Living, Jude Lodge, Tiverton Road, Bransholme, Hull HU7 4DQ
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