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Personal Assistant

This is an external vacancy and is not employed with East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
£11.50 per hour
Term Entry
Type Hours
Part Time (Various hours per week)
Monday to Friday
Anlaby Common, Hull (Some travel may be required)
Closing date
Job closes on 17 February
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Direct Payments
Direct Payments reference: 1083807
Job reference
Job reference: EXTN001893
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The job itself

A lady in her mid 40s, living in Anlaby Common with MS, requires a Personal Assistant for weekday mornings and 2 hours on Tuesday afternoons during term times. Hours will change during non-term times, so there is a need for flexibility.

Term time: Mon, Wed, Friday 07.00-09.30. Tues & Thurs 07.30-09.30 Plus 15.30-17.30 Tuesday afternoon (13.5 hours)

Non-Term Time: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 08.30-12:00 Midday. Tuesday 08.30-12.30 (18 hours)

Tasks to include general domestic tasks, preparation of breakfast, shopping for groceries and making drinks and snacks. Assistance with personal care, dressing and support with physio exercise. This lady does have a hoist, it is rarely used at the moment. Some days her mobility is better than others.

Support may be required to take the lady to medical appointments so a driving licence is required.

Her son may need walking to school and collecting on a Tuesday afternoon.

Previous experience in adult social care is not essential for this role.

DBS/Reference checks will be required for this post – Cost to be met by the local authority.

Once completed, please email your application to and please quote 1083807 in the subject box of the e-mail.
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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.


Some travel across East Riding of Yorkshire may be required, applicants must be able to transport themselves.

DBS/Medical check

This post is subject to medical and enhanced DBS clearance.

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