Please quote Ref: CX692
Rate of pay: £10.42
Hours: 8hrs per week term time, 12hrs per week school holidays
A team of enthusiastic and reliable Personal Assistants are required to support a young man in the Holderness Road area of the city. The young man is 17 and has Autism and Learning Difficulties. He requires 2:1 support, so team working will be essential. You will be working under the direction of Mum but the young man is able to express his own needs and wishes. He is warm and funny with a great sense of humour.
The PA’s will help the young man access social activities in his community. He enjoys swimming, bowling, going to the cinema and playing on the arcades. He has no safety awareness so precautions will need to be taken when out and about, the PA’s will need to work together to ensure appropriate measures are in place. He also likes to be at home playing on his Play Station and he loves watching cartoons. You will need to be a good communicator, have a flexible approach to working and be able to work as part of a team. Experience is not essential as training will be given.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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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