Graduate/Live In PA/Carer needed to support female Journalism student

Ask Jules
11 Jan 2018
01 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
AskJules are agents for university students with physical disabilities who choose to employ Personal Assistants to provide their student support and personal care.

Position: Personal Assistant (PA) / Student Support Assistant to female Journalism University Student

Start: January 2018

Location: De Montfort, Leicester University

Pay: £455 per week worked (Live-In - One week on / One week off) + £200 student support per week

We are recruiting on behalf of our client, a nineteen-year-old, physically disabled female student who is in her 2nd year studying Journalism and Creative Writing Course at De Montfort University. Our client suffers from Cerebral Palsy Scoliosis and Temporal Lobe Epilepsy and uses an electric wheelchair.

About Our Client

  • Bubbly, friendly person who is up for a laugh.
  • Independent and sociable.
  • Wants to make the most of her time at university.
  • Loves Journalism, trying to build a portfolio of articles to use in the future.
  • Writes her own blog and currently writing her own novel.
  • Enjoys going to the cinema, going to coffee shops or a bite to eat
  • Loves to just sit in and chill - watching Netflix, movies and TV.
  • a big passion for all things ‘Harry Potter’, Hunger Games and Friends. Shy with a dry sense of humour.
  • Favourite Musicians and Bands include: Kasabian, Muse, Ben Howard, Artic Monkeys and chart music.
  • About the Job

    This job would be ideal for a female graduate with similar interests. No care experience is needed as all training will be given.

    This is a great opportunity to really help make a difference to our client’s academic achievements and university experience.

    Your role will be to provide personal, academic and social support to enable our client to achieve his goals.

    Our client lives in a student flat in halls and enjoys her own free time and having her own space, so between you both a routine can be agreed together.

    The is a job share live-in position to work one week on/one week off with one other PA. Whilst on shift you will have your own room in the same student flat as our client.

    You will be responsible for providing:

    ·Personal care

    ·Student Support

    ·Driving my adapted vehicle

    ·Accompany to various social events

    ·Social Support

    ·Domestic duties

    Rate of Pay:

  • £455.00 per week worked
  • One week Live-In /One week off
  • Free accommodation when on shift
  • 5.6 weeks holiday pro rata
  • Skills required for this job are:

  • A recent graduate
  • Able to work as note taker and scribe, as well as proof reading work.
  • A mature and responsible attitude
  • Good organisational skills and being able to work from your own initiative
  • Organised, patient, reliable. "A big Sister" role.
  • Caring and have a good sense of humour
  • Be professional
  • You will be fully trained prior to starting, so previous experience of this type of work is not essential.
  • Have English as your first language.
  • Be clean and tidy in both your appearance and ways.
  • You must be able to respect our client's privacy and have an understanding of the need for confidentiality in all areas of your work.

    If you would like to apply for this position, please describe your interests and why you would be suitable in your covering letter.

    AskJules is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. All applicants must be willing to undergo the appropriate screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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