PA Vacancy

Female Personal Assistant CC/DP/002/21

Job Title             Female Personal Assistant

Hours                  22 hours per week (to be split between two posts)

Rates of Pay      £9.80 per hour

About Me

I am a lively, outgoing disabled woman living in Dumpling Hall. I love music and have a wide range of music taste ranging from Dubstep to Abba. My son is a DJ and I love listening to his music. I am a Mum and a Nana. Inclusion and holistic support are important to me, I volunteer my time at the local university being on interview panels and as a guest speaker on the Occupational therapy course.

I am looking for someone who has a sense of humour, with good open communication. You will be reliable and able to work flexibly.

I need assistance with some aspects of daily living and I am accustomed to organising the assistance I need. I am visually impaired and have mobility difficulties, I use a manual wheelchair outside the home.

Purpose of Job

As my Personal Assistant your job will be to assist me with social activities and getting out and about.  I love shopping and taking part in many community activities.  Your main role will be to support me when out and about and be my sighted guide.

I prefer that my Personal Assistant is lively and outgoing, friendly, reliable and able to work flexible hours

You will need to be a car driver with access to a car and able to lift and fit my manual wheelchair into the boot of your car.

For further details please see the Job Description

To apply please contact directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk (ref CC/DP/002/21) or complete the online application pack from

Closing Date : 20th May 2021 but may close earlier if a high number of applications are received.

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