Please quote Ref: CX704 Location: HU5 Rate of pay: £10.42 per hour Hours: 8 hrs per week
Vacancies: 1 Further Information:
An 8 year old girl living in the HU5 area of the city is looking a Personal Assistant for 8 hours per week. She will need a confident and patient PA who is willing to take her on days out. She has Global Development Delay, Epilepsy as well as Learning Difficulties and food allergies. She is non-verbal but is able to communicate her basic needs by use of a ‘what I want’ board (PECS). She has limited mobility and can only walk short distances so does make use of a wheelchair.
She is a happy and excited young girl who enjoys trips out. Her favourite activity is swimming and she makes regular use of the Hydro Therapy Pools and would love a PA to help her attend her regular sessions. She also enjoys places such as The Deep and inside activities such as crafting and messy play.
A car driver is essential as she unable to use public transport.
Important Information: There is a genuine occupational requirement for a FEMALE worker, and therefore only applications from FEMALES will be considered*. *Exempt under the Equality Act 2010.
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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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. (https://malwilliamson.com/)