PA Vacancy

Female Personal Assistant (KAL/Wallsend)

Female Personal Assistant


Female Personal Assistant (PA) required to assist young lady with learning difficulties and autism.

Person Requirements

We are looking for a friendly, bubbly person to assist a young lady with learning difficulties and autism.

Our daughter is friendly and is chatty, although the Personal Assistant will need to drive the conversation with her, so someone chatty, who will ask her lots of questions is preferred.

The role

To assist with taking the lady out to various activities including:- swimming, going to park, going to gym, shopping, bowling, cinema, theatre, art and craft sessions, museums etc.

To assist with developing our daughter’s weekly programme of activities, someone happy to do this and make suggestions on activities she may like to take her to, would be preferred.

Someone, creatively minded who wanted to develop art/craft projects with her rather than attending a planned session would also be very welcome too.

Someone to support with basic personal care on occasion.

Degree discipline

Not essential but it may be well suited to health or arts sector students. Or anyone with an interest in care and supporting people with learning disabilities and autism.

Requirements /Location

A car driver is preferred, but not essential.

Based in Wallsend, so will suit someone from North Tyneside or Newcastle. .

Hours and Rates

8 hours a week, worked as 4 hour sessions 2 times a week.  Ideally on a Monday and Wednesday but there maybe some flexibility if these days are not suitable.

Initially the PA will begin with 4 hours for a few weeks before increase to 8 hours per week. This is to allow the lady being supported to transition to a new PA.

Additional hours may be required to cover holidays and sickness.

Employment is on a PAYE employed basis with rates of pay is £8.75 per hour gross.

Or arrangements can be made to work on a self-employed basis with a slightly higher rate of pay this can be discussed with individual candidates.

We are looking for someone to start ASAP however the post is subject to DBS and reference checks.

Please apply with CV and Cover Letter by 4th March with a view to interview on the week 11th March.

Email:        Telephone: 07526814687