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.
Hours: 6-8 hrs per week are available
The Rate of pay: £11.58 per hour.
A personal assistant is required to support a young man in the HU4 area of the City. The PA will be required to support the young man to develop independence and social skills. He enjoys activities such as football and going to the gym. He supports Watford FC and is very active in regards to playing football. He trains most nights for various teams, so an interest in football would be a definite advantage. Long term his mother would like the PA to support him to attend a local group or club to allow him to have the opportunity to be with his peers.The young man will also require support preparing drinks and snacks. Knowledge of epilepsy care would be useful and awareness of issues around nut allergies, but training can be provided. Having a warm friendly disposition is a key requirement. Applicants should also have a genuine interest in working with disabled young people, be honest and trustworthy, and have a confident nature with the ability to remain calm. In addition applicants should be good at communicating, and be able to build good relationships with people, based on trust and respect.
The applicants must be flexible in their approach to work, willing to follow the directions of the young man’s mother and like a job that can be demanding but varied.
Some weekend work may be required and PA’s must be flexible and able to stay later in an emergency.
A car driver would be preferred, but this is not essential.
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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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Applications will be forwarded to the disabled person or their representative, they will then choose which candidates they wish to interview. They may contact you directly or ask their support worker to contact you and arrange a suitable date for an interview to take place.
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