Publication - Advice and guidance

Personal Assistant Employers Handbook Easy Read

Published: 1 Apr 2014
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781784123246

What you need to know about employing personal assistants

23 page PDF

2.1 MB

23 page PDF

2.1 MB

Contents
Personal Assistant Employers Handbook Easy Read
What does being a personal assistant employer mean?

23 page PDF

2.1 MB

What does being a personal assistant employer mean?

choosing option 1

Choosing Option 1 means you can become a personal assistant employer.

There are responsibilities that come with employing a personal assistant:

personal budget

You will be responsible for managing the money in your budget.

responsible for money

You will be responsible for paying wages to your personal assistant.

paying wages

You will be responsible for making income tax and national insurance payments.

Income tax is money that is taken off a person's wages before it is given to them. This money is paid to the government.

National insurance is money that is taken off a person's wages before it is given to them. The money is paid towards benefits and a state pension.

social worker supports

Your social worker or care worker will support you when you are trying to employ a personal assistant. A local support organisation might also be able to help you with this.

care plan

They will support you to agree the care you need and look at the ways to make this happen.

application form

They will support you to make sure all the right steps are put in place when you are trying to employ someone.

advice and training

They will give you advice and training on what your responsibilities will be once you are employing a personal assistant.

employing personal assistant

Employing a personal assistant is a good experience for most people.

employing someone responsibilities

It is important to remember that employing someone has responsibilities too.

information

You should make sure you get the right information and support if you are not sure about something.


Contact

Email: Allie Cherry