New service for people needing support to live independently

Posted by on January 29, 2015 in Active & Supportive Communities, Home Page, Information & Advice, My Support My Money | 0 comments

Employing a Personal Assistant (PA) can provides people with a more flexible way of managing their support and gives greater choice and control regarding outcomes.

The Personal Assistant Directory from Dudley Council contains a wealth of advice on safe recruitment steps including how to interview people and how to check their references and qualifications before offering them a job. The links and guidance notes also explain how to meet the legal requirements of being an employer. As well as being able to search from a list of Personal Assistants on the directory, prospective employers can now take advantage of a new free service and can post their own vacancies in the Job Vacancies section.


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