ZO34 / Personal assistant / HU3 Area/ 13.5 hours / 2 vacancies available

Job details
Posting date: 24 August 2020
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £8.72 - £9.40
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 23 September 2020
Location: Hull, East Riding Of Yorkshire
Company: Choices and Rights Disability Coalition
Job type: Contract
Job reference: ZO34

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The following 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.

Please Quote Ref: Z034
Location: HU3 area of Hull
Rate of pay: £8.72 per hour day hours and £9.40 per hour for night hours.
Hours: up to 13½hrs per week
Days: Various
Vacancies: 2

Further information: Two Personal Assistants (PAs) are required for a gentleman in the HU3 area of Hull. This gentleman is a wheelchair user and needs help with all aspects of his life. This includes all aspects of personal care.
The gentleman does not use speech, but can make his feelings known. He responds well to people who are of a cheerful disposition and involve him in a positive way in what is going on. He likes going out for walks, seeing cars and buses, lively music, and being entertained.
His mum is his main carer and she will guide the PAs in how to assist the gentleman. She will ensure PAs know how to meet the gentleman’s care needs including how to use the hoist that he requires to lift him.
The PAs role falls into two parts, first meeting all aspects of the gentleman’s personal care needs including dressing, washing, toileting and meals, and second, assisting around the house with domestic tasks that the gentleman can not do including laundry and cleaning.
The key qualities for a personal assistant for this gentleman are:

- To be able to work with this gentleman as an individual and be sensitive to his feelings and his likes and dislikes
- To be of a cheerful disposition
- To be able to interact with him and involve him in things that he finds interesting.
- To be ready to learn how he communicates with others.
- To be ready to learn what he finds engaging and entertaining.
- To be able to provide a good quality of physical care for him and to learn about his particular care needs.
- To be reliable and consistent.
- To be able to work closely with his mother and under her direction.

The successful applicant(s) will be employed subject to a DBS 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.”

How to Apply:

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Make note of the job reference number then please complete an application over at
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Once the application is complete:
You can apply for any vacancy by contacting Choices and Rights on 01482 878778/ emailing or using the contact us form and quoting the reference number(s) of the adverts you are interested in.
You will only need to complete one application form then you can request it be put forward to one or multiple reference number/s
None of your information will be supplied by Choices and Rights to any outside organizations for marketing or any other purpose.
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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