Please quote Ref: AX1921
Location: East Hull
Rate of pay: £10.42
Hours: 3 hours per week term time /7 hours per week x school holidays.
A Personal Assistant is required for 3 hours per week term time and 7 hours per week during school holidays to act as a companion and facilitator for a 19-year-old young man who has autism and a moderate learning disability.
The young man states that:
He likes to go for walks when the weather is nice.
He likes shopping for DVD’s and books, and he likes books by David Walliams
He likes going to the cinema to see different types of films but likes ones about wizards and magic.
The successful PA will assist him with this and other activities that he may wish to do.
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 AX1921
“Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment may 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.”
How to apply
Option 1: Click apply button and upload a cv/cover letter (**ON MOBILE VIEW IT IS AT THE VERY BOTTOM OF PAGE).
Option 2: Complete an apply to be a PA and then email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and reference number of the job you wish to be out forward for (you can apply for more than one at a time).
Option 3: 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 4QS
The above 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.
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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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.
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Choices and Rights have received support from Hull City Council to produce a video showing three different examples of how disabled people can use direct payments. The video features stories of the different experiences of disabled people and their Personal Assistants (PAs) and was produced and edited by Mal Wlliamson.