CX631 / Personal assistant /HU8 Area / 6hrs per week / £11.58ph

Job Category: Childrens
Job Location: HU8

Please Quote Ref: CX631   

Location: HU8 area of Hull   

Rate of pay: £11.58   

Hours: 6 hrs per week   

Days: To be discussed at interview   

Vacancies: 1   

Further Information:   

A friendly and confident personal assistant is required to support a child, working under the direction of Mum who is the main carer  

This young man has has Global Development Delay, a brain condition called Periventricular Leukomalacia, Hyper Mobility, Sensory processing disorder and autism, he is also awaiting an adhd assessment. Although he is non- verbal, he is able to demonstrate some of his needs by leading you to want he wants or bringing you want he wants. Mainly food or drink. He currently has no way of communicating at all, he uses visuals at school and home but at the present moment he is refusing to use them. He is a happy going little boy who is always smiling but he displays challenging behaviours quite often, this can happen if he is content or if he is frustrated/angry. He will grab, hit kick and lash out if you are in his personal space and sometimes just out of the blue. He will constantly grab his legs and chest all day long we try to stop this by giving him a sensory toy to keep his hands occupied. He will also hit his head and bang his head on his buggy.  He likes to hold things in his hands when out in his buggy, but he will throw them too.   

He loves being outdoors in his buggy, he loves long walks in the park watching the birds in the sky and sunny walks on the beach, he loves water play and trampolining. Full personal care.  

We are looking for a PA to take him out Saturday and Sundays and in the school holidays.   

Flexible hours on a weekend.  


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.” 


How to apply

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Option 2: Complete a apply to be a PA and then email 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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