CX678/A family in the HU8 area are looking for a PA who can help care and support a boy who is four years old with additional needs

Job Category: Childrens
Job Location: HU8

Please quote Ref: CX678
Location: HU8
Rate of pay: £10.50 per hour
Hours: 8 hrs per week term time & 16 hrs per week school holidays (days to be negotiated at interview, some weekends and evenings)
Vacancies: 1

Further Information:
A family in the HU8 area are looking for a PA who can help care and support a boy who is four years old with additional needs. He is currently in pre-school where he has a one to one support. He is delayed developmentally and has some health issues and behavioural challenges. He has sensory processing characteristics, and uses some sign and PECS to communicate as well as emerging speech. The PA will need to learn and understand his individual needs in order to help him reach his full potential.
The young boy is happy, active, humorous and loving and loves exploring within his limitations. He is mobile but also uses a specialist pushchair. The PA will need to play and have fun with him whilst keeping him safe and adhere to a detailed behaviour plan. There will be some personal care involved.
The PA will have a genuine interest in working with disabled children, be trustworthy, able to use own initiative, confident in nature with the ability to remain calm and adaptable to changing situations. The PA will be working in partnership with the family and will be available to assist on family outings as well as having the confidence to take him out on his own.

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 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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