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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 (5 hours per week)
Saturday and Sunday
Closing date
Job closes on 23 June
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Direct Payments
Direct Payments reference: 549108
Job reference
Job reference: EXTN002083
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The job itself

Personal Assistant required to support a 67-year-old gentleman and his wife, living in Goole.

The gentleman is a wheelchair user; he can transfer from wheelchair to bed and bed to chair. He requires support with washing his back and legs, is independent of washing other parts with a little assistance if required. Also, assistance is required with supervising the lady with personal care and meal preparation if required.

The gentleman has spastic quadriplegia. The lady is recovering from lung cancer, so she struggles with breathing at times.

1.5 hours on a morning, to help with personal care and any other little jobs that may need doing, and 1 hour at teatime to make a meal and leave tidy.

Someone with sense of humour and the ability to make them feel comfortable in their presence would be ideal. Candidates also need to promote independence wherever possible.

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 549108 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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