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Personal Assistant

Summary
This is an external vacancy and is not employed with East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
SalaryText
£10.30 per hour
Term Entry
Permanent
Type Hours
Part Time (10 hours per week)
Days
Tuesday and Friday
Address
Beverley
Closing date
Job closes on 14 October
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Direct Payments
Recruiter
Direct Payments reference: 1020831
Job reference
Job reference: EXTN001749
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Description

The job itself

Personal Assistant required to support a 56 year old lady in Beverley with 2 shower calls per week and 2 social calls incorporated.

The lady has asthma, diabetes and following a stroke the left side of her body is affected and mobility is a support need. She uses a wheelchair and walking aids. She is looking for an honest and reliable carer to assist with daily life. Duties will include support with showering and a social call twice per week. She enjoys activities such as going for a walk, visiting café’s, swimming, etc.

We are seeking applicants who are friendly, patient and caring with a good sense of humour. We are seeking someone who has similar interests and enjoys going out in the community. The candidate must be able to use their own initiative whilst also ensuring that an environment for maximising independence is maintained. The candidate must be able to be sensitive to the needs of the lady, promoting privacy and dignity. It is crucial that the candidate can encourage and enable full participation in positive and meaningful activities that are enjoyed.

Once completed, please email your application to direct.payment.support.team@eastriding.gov.uk and please quote 1020831 in the subject box of the e-mail.
Application Form Direct Payments
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Direct Payment Team
direct.payment.support.team@eastriding.gov.uk
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Direct Payments

The Direct Payments Support Service is an in-house service provided by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council. The service promotes independent choice and inclusion, allowing our service users to employ their own care and support as needed. We support many individuals with varying abilities, assisting with advertising and recruitment for a range of roles including support workers, carers and personal assistants.

Genuine occupancy reason

A genuine occupational requirement for a female worker exists for this post under the Equality Act 2010 due to privacy and decency.

DBS/Medical check

This post is subject to medical and enhanced DBS clearance.

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