PA Vacancy



This is a fantastic long-term opportunity for a reliable, motivated and conscientious female Personal Assistant to work flexible hours (including occasional sleepovers) for an independent woman living in Jesmond.

Hours: 2 posts both 15 hours per week plus 1 sleepover

Post is flexible and exact hours agreed to fit into an existing 24/7 rota.  Extra hours are often available.

There is a morning, afternoon and evening shift consisting of 5 hours each. The evening shifts always come with the sleepover and sometimes two shifts are consecutive for example 8am till 6pm or 1pm till 2300 plus a sleepover.

Wage:        £9.55 per hour
£74.00 per sleepover

Location:   Jesmond

Benefits include:

  • Spacious and modern working environment, which is clean, bright and airy
  • Your own bedroom with TV and private bathroom with all facilities provided
  • Lovely garden and outdoor space
  • Parking outside property
  • Great location close to all the amenities Jesmond has to offer
  • Close to town with great local transport links

In addition, the role offers a long term position with a stable income and guaranteed work.

To be my Personal Assistant you should be:

  • Willing to work under my direction
  • Reliable, dependable and prompt
  • Patient, open-minded and conscientious
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Discrete and trustworthy
  • Comfortable with dogs

You should also have:

  • A mature attitude to your work
  • Good general health
  • A sense of humour

Additional criteria to work with me.


  • To respect my privacy and dignity
  • Availability and capability to work hours in rota
  • Literacy skills – ability to read and understand appropriate written material
  • Excellent listening and verbal communication skills
  • Disability Awareness or be willing to learn about it


  • Experience of working with a person with cerebral palsy
  • Experience of working with clients in their own homes
  • Experience of one to one work with clients
  • Non-smoker
  • Experienced car driver

This post is subject to DBS check and references.

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4.

For more details, please see the Job Description

Closing date: 10th May 2021

To apply you can complete the Online Application Form or request an Application Form from (ref LRE/DP/002/21).



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