PA Vacancy

Personal Assistant (KRO/DP/001/20)

Personal Assistant
6 hours per week
£9.00 per hour
Fenham

I am looking to employ a Personal Assistant to support me in my home in the Fenham area of Newcastle (not far from the Morrisons store).

The hours will be over the weekend and the hours can be flexible.  There may also be extra hours available to cover holidays and sickness during the week.

The job involves a range of tasks including personal care, domestic work around the home and some activity outside the home.

Domestic work
I will need you to do a variety of tasks around the home.  For example, cleaning, dusting, vacuuming and keeping all work surfaces clean and tidy.  You will also need to do my laundry; all the washing/drying and ironing that needs doing.  I may need assistance with meal preparation and getting shopping in from local stores.  Shopping will generally be once per week and I will want a more thorough clean of the house once per week.

Personal Care
I will need help with a range of personal care tasks during every shift, so applicants should not have any qualms about providing personal care.  The morning shifts will be starting around 9.00am to give me time to get up.  It will be vital that applicants can get to my home in good time each morning, so the position may well be suited to someone who lives locally or has their own transport to get to and from work.

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

The successful applicant will need to undertake a DBS check.

Closing date: 6th March

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