Employing personal assistants: a toolkit to help you employ your own personal assistants

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Corporate author(s)
Skills for Care (Organization)
Skills for Care
Date of publication
1 January 2012
Social Work, Social Care and Social Services
Social welfare
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The employing personal assistants toolkit guides you through the process of employing a personal assistant, what to do when they are working for you as well as helping you to understand your responsibilities as an employer and your legal obligations. It includes useful templates that you can use such as job descriptions, application forms and contracts of employment. There are many benefits of employing a personal assistant:

  • they work for you
  • you decide what you want them to do
  • you decide when you want them to work

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