AX105 FEMALE PERSONAL ASSISTANT REQUIRED BRICKNELL AVENUE 770 PER HOUR job in Hull at Choices And Rights Disability Coalition


Company: Choices and Rights Disability Coalition

Location: Kingston upon Hull UK

Date Posted:Nov 14, 2017

This lady has very progressive Multiple Sclerosis and requires assistance with every aspect of her life, including all aspects of personal care. She lives with her mother and any PA’s will be employed and directed by her mother who takes responsibility for her daughters care and independence in line with her daughter’s wishes.Before she had MS this lady used to be a dancer and musician and she is still interested in the arts.  In the past she had even written her own music.To be this ladies PA, you do not need formal qualifications but, you need to be flexible, be a good time keeper, and have common sense.  She would prefer somebody who has an understanding of MS and is able to use a hoist, but it is not essential as long as any applicant has a willingness to learn more about MS and how to use a hoist as on the job training will be provided by her mother and/or senior PA. You will also need to have a degree of patience, tolerance, and have a sense of humour.  This job involves the following tasks, personal care, general housework, putting laundry in basket, making sure the lady is safe, using a hoist, and any other reasonable tasks. The appointed PA must be willing to work together with another PA and cover sickness and holidays.A relief/cover PA is required.  The lady has fulltime care so the hours will vary greatly.  Shifts alternate and are 9am-6pm or 10am to 7pm or 6pm to 10pm and you may be called on to do some overnight shifts.  Hours will be discussed at interview.  Two PAs will be working together during day shifts and from 8pm-10pm during the night hours.Rate of pay is £7.70 an hour and you can apply by quoting reference AX105Due to the nature of this role including personal care the potential employer will be considering female applicants only for this post in accordance with the provisions of the Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, pursuant to Schedule 9 part 1).  Please note that we will only contact the candidates that have been shortlisted for interview. If you haven’t heard from us within 4 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time. How to applyTo apply for the above position please email a CV and cover letter to Or post to:Choices and Rights Disability CoalitionThe Centre for Independent LivingJude LodgeTiverton RoadBransholmeHullHU74DQ Please make for attention of Rebecca Hendey and include the reference number of this post.Or call Becky on 01482 878778Alternatively, you can register as a PA at Once you have registered, your application will need to be approved. After approval you are then able to call or email Choices and Rights with the reference number of the vacancy you wish to apply for. Please read important information.Choices and Rights specialise is supporting Disabled People in receipt of Direct Payments from the Local Authority to commission their own care and support provision. Vacancies are advertised on behalf of these direct payment users, and applications will be forwarded to them.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.The appointed person will work closely with the disabled person/child. They will be directed by and accountable to the disabled person or young person’s parents in all aspects their work.NB Choices and Rights are a support service for independent living in the Hull area and they would not be the employer. Appointed PA’s will be employed directly by the individual concerned  View full job description
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