CX528 / DP1 /Personal assistant / HU8 Area / 10hrs x 2 P.A’S / Flexible

Job Category: Childrens
Job Location: HU8
Occupational requirement: Male Only Role

Please Quote Ref: CX528 DP1

Location: HU8 area of Hull

Rate of pay: £10.42 per hour
Hours: 10hrs per week x 2PA’s.

Days: Flexible, to be negotiated with Grandmother.
Vacancies: 2 PA’s

Further information: Two male Personal Assistants are required to support a unique 15yr old boy in the HU8 area of Hull. He is fun to be with, has a good sense of humour and makes people laugh.  He likes computers and computer games, swimming, cinema and bowling, park and going out to McDonald’s, Subway and Morrison’s and one day wants to drive a train.  He also likes fishing and travelling to places on the bus; he has a +1bus pass so the PA will travel free.

He has no perception of danger so an important part of the PA role will be to keep him safe at all times.  He has epilepsy and is on the autistic spectrum and a PA with basic first aid training would be preferred.  He likes to stick to his routine and can become anxious when his routine is changed unexpectedly. He can also show some challenging behaviours, but Mum will tell you how to respond to these.

The PA will be required to assist and support with meeting his social needs, will take him to Scouts on Thursday evening during term time and will support him to develop his independence and his practical skills and be able to be flexible.  The PA must be able to accompany the young man on public transport, but it would also be useful if the PA has their own transport.

The PA will be required to undertake personal care tasks, including supporting with toileting and have a flexible approach as to the work you are involved in.

The successful applicant will be active, positive, confident and extremely supportive. Applicants should also have a strongly developed sense of social justice in supporting the social inclusion of young disabled people in their local community.

In addition applicants should be good at communicating, and be able to build good relationships with young disabled people, based on trust and respect

The successful applicant will be employed subject to a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

“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.”

“There is a genuine occupational requirement for a MALE worker, and therefore only applications from MALES will be considered*.
*Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 9, Part 1)

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 a apply to be a PA and then email esw@choicesandrights.org.uk with your name and reference number of the job you wish to be out forward for.(you can apply for mor then 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

Important Information

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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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.

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