Graduate/PA/Carer/Support Worker/ Uni Student PS4 Grand Theft Auto Fan
AskJules are agents for university students with physical disabilities who choose to employ like-minded Personal Assistants.
Job Title: Personal Assistant
Our client has a vacancy for a Personal Assistant to provide his daily and nighttime personal care, social and academic support and help him make the most of his university experience!
Hours: 12-hour shifts (7 am to 7 pm or 7 pm to 7 am) 3 or 4 shifts per week
Start Date: April 2019
Location: Canterbury Christchurch University
Pay & Benefits
£10.00 per hour
5.6 weeks’ holiday pro rata
About our Client
Our client is an 18-year-old, who is about to start his first year studying Film Production at Canterbury Christchurch University, he has a physical disability, Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Our client enjoys playing Grand Theft Auto and other games on PS4, he enjoys going to the cinema and watching films on DVD at home. His favourite films are "Get Out" and "Drive".
About our client as written by him...
Hi, my name is XXXX I'm going to be studying film production at uni. I enjoy watching films especially horror and watching box set DVDs. I love going to the cinema and eating out. I am an avid gamer and have a ps4 pro
About the Job
This is a great opportunity to spend a year doing something very different and meaningful after graduating from university, before embarking on a further career.
You will provide our client's personal / healthcare and social support. This is also a "flatmate" type of role which goes far beyond simply care work and includes all the fun things you’d expect a student of 18 to be doing.
PAs tell us that with the knowledge that they are having a positive, daily impact on someone's life, and the relaxed, inclusive working environment makes this a unique and exciting opportunity.
Care experience is not required as full training in our client's particular requirements will be provided.
During the university holidays, our client will be living with his family in Kent, where work may be available.
You are unlikely to have experience in every aspect of our client's support, therefore, full training in his particular needs is provided.
- You will need to be physically fit, calm, patient and caring
- Interested in Film and TV
- Good organisational skills and being able to work on your own initiative
- Have a good sense of humour
- A mature and responsible attitude
- Excellent hearing and communication skills
- Have English as your first language.
- Be clean and tidy in both your appearance and ways.
If you would like to apply for this position, please describe your interests 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.