The following vacancy is advertised directly by the disabled person/ representative who receives support from the Direct Payment Support Service. Successful applicants will be employed directly by the disabled person/representative not Choices and Rights. It is important to note Choices and Rights are acting on the employer’s behalf and we cannot be held responsible for any actions arising out of your employment.
Please quote Ref: AX1824
Location: West Hull
Rate of pay: £8.91
A Personal Assistant is required in the West Hull area for 4 hours a week to assist a 17 year old young man who is partially sighted, has cerebral palsy and can display challenging behaviour, so you will know how to deal with his behaviour and always remain calm and collected
He also has epilepsy, but this is well controlled by medication. He can walk short distances, but does have a wheelchair for use as well. The 4 hours are required for 2 hours between 7.00pm and 9.00pm on a Monday and 2 hours between 6pm and 8pm on a Thursday to enable the young man to attend football training. The young man likes to go out and to be kept occupied.
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.
Applicants should quote reference number AX1824
Due to the nature of this role including medical/personal care the potential employer will be considering male applicants only for this post in accordance with the provisions of the Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, pursuant to Schedule 9 part 1)”