Graduate/ Support Worker/ Live-In PA/Carer for Automotive & Transport

Ask Jules
20 Sep 2019
04 Oct 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Graduate Opportunity: Live in PA for Disabled University Student studying Automotive & Transport Design at Coventry University.
AskJules are agents for university students with physical disabilities who choose to employ like-minded Personal Assistants to provide their personal, academic and social support.
We are recruiting on behalf of our client, a young man who will starting his 2nd year at Coventry University in September.
Join his team of PA's who provide his personal care and independent living support. This is a great opportunity to really help make a difference to our client's personal achievements.
Hours: Live in PA (one week on and one week off)
Contract: University Term Time
Start Date: September 2019
Location: Coventry
Pay & Benefits: GBP110 per day
Holiday: 5.6 weeks' holiday pro rata
About our Client
Our client is an 19-year-old, who has a condition called Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Type 1 Diabetes. He is confident in his own ability and is looking forward to living independently at university
A bit about our client as written by him:-
I will be studying year 2 of BA in Automotive & Transport Design at Coventry University from this September 2019. I want to get the most out of University life & there are several clubs & societies that I may be interested in joining this year, e.g. Automotive, Esports, Gaming, Chess, Movies.
I have always been passionate about cars - car was the first whole word I said???I enjoy gaming on Xbox & Playstation (much of it car related) including recording & uploading to YouTube & participating in F1 racing leagues. I am a big fan of automotive social media; watching material & producing my own content. I attend many car related events including motorsports; most recently Goodwood Festival of Speed & Silverstone F1 this Summer. I have an extensive library of car photos that
I have taken over the years & I produce car related artwork which I sell via ebay & my own website.
I like to drink lots of tea!
Due to muscle weakness I need some help with some: personal care, dressing, transfers, physiotherapy, opening doors, carrying, meal prep & washing up, tidying, cleaning & laundry.
?? Our client is 19, he is physically disabled and a full-time independent wheelchair user.
?? He will be studying Automotive & Transport Design at Coventry University.
?? He is definitely a bit of a "Petrol Head"!!
?? He describes himself as a positive, creative and relaxed individual.
?? He enjoys Gaming, Automotive Social Media and attending car related shows and events.
?? Favourite films include: Rush, Planet of the Apes, Johnny English, Italian Job, Men in Black and Paul
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 care, academic 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 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.
About You
You are unlikely to have experience in this type of work, therefore, full training in our client's particular needs is provided.
You will need to be:-
?? Physically fit, calm, patient and caring,
?? Interested in Gaming and Automotive Social Media,
?? 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
?? Fluent in English.
?? Be clean and tidy in both your appearance and ways.
?? Non-Smoker
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.
Graduate Opportunity: Live in PA for Disabled University Student studying Automotive & Transport Design at Coventry University.