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: CX570
Location: West Hull
Rate of pay: £8.91 per hour
Hours: Part time 6 hours (Sat/Sun)
A female Personal assistant is required for a 10 year old girl in the West Hull area of the city. This young lady requires someone to take her out to the park and other places of interest such as Gravity in Hull. She uses a buggy when going out and can have some behavioural issues.
The hours would be a total of 6 hours, 3 hours on Sat and on a Sunday, although there is some flexibility.
Having a warm friendly disposition is a key requirement. Applicants should also have a genuine interest in working with disabled 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, confidentiality is paramount to this role.
Applicants will ideally have a full UK driving licence with no endorsements but this is not essential.
Recruitment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure and satisfactory reference.
Applicants should quote reference number CX570
“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)
“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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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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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.