PA Vacancy

Personal Assistant (MD/DP/002/19)

Job Title: Personal Assistant

Hourly Rate: £9.50 per hour

Location: Gosforth

We are looking for regular support, for 3 weekday mornings a week and one full weekday.  Job share is possible and there may be an opportunity to increase with an additional morning in future.  Morning sessions will be from 8.00 am to 12.30 or 1.00pm and full days from 8.00am until 5.30 or 6.00pm, by agreement.

Purpose of the job

My husband is a retired professor in his late 60s.  He has a good sense of humour and a cheerful disposition, loves chocolate and coffee and lives a quiet life at home, where I provide most of his care.  He enjoys visits from family and friends.

He has Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), a neurodegenerative condition.

You will support me to ensure that he remains as independent as possible and to provide me with opportunity to rest and for me to access activities.

Main Duties will include

  • Daily living tasks
  • Personal care
  • Medication prompt
  • Assistance with catheterisation
  • Meal preparation
  • Some light domestic duties including laundry and ironing

Some care experience is essential for this role.

For further information and to apply please click here to download an Application Form MDDP00219 App Form or email (ref MD/DP/002/19) directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk