PA Vacancy

Female Personal Assistant (Ref: 00202224)

Female Personal Assistant Ref: 00202224
£7.83 per hour

Part time 21 hours per week, over two-week rota

Closing Date 01/03/2019

Based in the Ryton area, the successful candidate will assist and work closely with a disabled woman in her own home to enable independent living. Duties and requirements will be to assist with making meals, domestic tasks and to support with attendance at social activities, medical appointments and to attend College.

Companionship will be a large part of this role but there will be some elements of home care involved as well.

Daily work will be in and around the employer’s home, and out and about in the community, some flexibility with working times will be required to cover sickness and holidays.

Working time for this post is on a two-week rota basis covering;

week one – Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday

week two –  Wednesday and Thursday

all shifts 4.00 pm to 11.00 pm.

Successful candidate will be required to be able to work both independently as well as part of a team, possess good time keeping skills and initiative, as well as being able to perform tasks that involve moving and handling.

A full, clean driving license is essential as you will be required to drive the employer’s vehicle when required.  Applications are accepted from females aged 25+ for insurance purposes

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this position, expense to be met by employer.

The applicant is required to have the characteristics set out which are deemed an occupational requirement of the role in compliance with the provisions of the Equality Act 2010.

For an application or for further information, please contact the Directed Payments Team at directpaymentenquiries@gateshead.gov.uk