PA Vacancy

Personal Assistant (KMB/DP/001/20)

Job Title: Personal Assistant

Hours of work: 2.5 hours per week

Hourly rate: £8.75 per hour

Area: North Shields

Reporting to: Direct Payment Employer

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to provide support to a young woman. If are flexible in your approach to work, able to carry out domestic household tasks, including meal planning and meal preparation then this job will be ideal. Furthermore, there will be some opportunity to support her within her local community and if you enjoy the arts and music this would be particularly appealing.

About the role

To provide support within my home and at times within the community that I live in. The role is to support my independence and ensure that essential household tasks are carried out.  My health condition is fluctuating and therefore the position will require flexibility.

About me

I am a young woman in my 30’s. I have a keen interest in the arts. I am a community artist and a writer. I am currently writing my first novel.

Prior to Covid I was working on several arts-based projects within my community. I have been involved in participatory community-based artwork within Newcastle Cathedral. I am passionate about Social Justice, using arts and music to raise awareness of the issues in society, particularly around the rights of the LBGTQ community.

The post is subject to enhanced DBS check, references and 6 month probation.

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To apply you can complete the Online Application Form or request an Application Form from directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk (ref KMB/DP/001/20).

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