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Personal Assistant / Buddy

This is an external vacancy and is not employed with East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
£12.00 per hour
Term Entry
Type Hours
Part Time (Various hours per week)
Flexible rota
Closing date
Job closes on 15 June
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Direct Payments
Direct Payments reference: 1205977
Job reference
Job reference: EXTN002080
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The job itself

A young man, aged 18, is looking for a Personal Assistant / Buddy to support him in the community to social activities of his choice.

The young man has Macrocephaly, Periventricular Leukomalacia (PVL), Global development delay and Learning Disability. No personal care is required, as this young man is independent with his toileting needs.

The young man enjoys visiting The Deep, swimming, window shopping and eating out in café’s, etc. He requires a responsible person, who is active and sociable. This young man can verbalise his needs and will ask for things, but has low concentration and needs to be kept on track.

Candidates should be adaptable and flexible and understand or be willing to understand the needs of this young man.

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 1205977 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.

DBS/Medical check

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance check.

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