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Personal Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 30 October 2020
Salary: £9 to £9 per hour
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 29 November 2020
Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Company: Application Support
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: DP01/19

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Summary

Are you a passionate, enthusiastic person who is motivated to supporting people to live their life the way they want?

Are you kind, patient, caring with a can do approach to life and a willingness to learn?

We are looking for a personal assistant/s to support a man who is a wheelchair user and has a sight impairment to live independently in his own home and to access the community.

The man is outgoing, cheerful and independent. He keeps himself busy during the week with many activities and is often asked to attend forums and meetings for local disability groups and charities.

Hours:
To be confirmed but will be a maximum of 24 hours per week to be split between two PA’s. Hours are to be worked flexibly over the 7 days.

Pay:
£8.57 per hour – Monday to Sunday

Holiday Pay:
Statutory holiday entitlement is 5.6 weeks per year, paid on a pro rata basis.

Duties:
Personal care, support with meal planning (the man is a diabetic so a knowledge of Diabetes is preferable but not essential). Support with maintaining the home including dealing with bills and correspondence. Support with organising medical appointments.

Applicants must hold a full clean UK Driving License as you will be expected to drive a Motability vehicle.

The post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

To apply, please contact Direct Payments Support Service on 01609 533621 or email Directpayments@northyorks.gov.uk to request an application form.

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