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 NUMBER: AX359
RATE OF PAY: £8.91 P/H
HOURS: Holiday and sickness cover
DAYS: Friday – Monday
FURTHER INFORMATION: A flexible, friendly, FEMALE PA is sought to support a woman in the HU5 area of Hull with accessing the community and social events. The hours will include weekend work and accompanying this woman to support her at church on a Sunday. Flexibility is an essential part of this job as is being able to fit in with family life. There will be aspects of personal care – help with washing and dressing and so this post is open to FEMALES only. This young woman is an active member of the Home education community in Hull and will require support to attend weekly meetings. The PA will also need to support with various domestic routines such as meal preparation, shopping and housework. In addition, they will need to support this lady in attending appointments. Three important stipulation for the ideal PA will be that 1. No perfumes or scents are worn for work due to allergies and sensitivities of family members. 2. A family member has a severe allergy to cats so it would be problematic if you have cats or regular contact with cats. 3. Be in agreement not to smoke prior to coming into work, or during their working hours. 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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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.