PA Vacancy

Female Personal Assistant Ref: HRNCL

Hours:  16 hours per week on average across the year to be used flexibly (there may be some variation in weekly hours but the average across the year will be your contracted hours per week) as part of the following shift pattern (although shifts may be subject to change depending on need):

Mon- Fri – 07.15-17.45. 20.45-22.45 (split shift)

Sat – Sun – 9-14.30, 16.20-18.20, 21.00-22.30 (split shift)

Pop in shifts for 2 hours to double up with other staff when needed in the morning

Overtime will be offered to cover holiday and sickness of other team members

Rates of Pay:  £12.90 an hour

Location:  Fenham, Newcastle                                                        


I have Spinal Muscular Atrophy which means I am very weak. I’m a full time electric wheelchair user. I need assistance with all aspects of daily living.  I currently live independently with my boyfriend and two cats.  I work as a professional counsellor and run my own business from home. I enjoy music, art, painting, films, comedy, gardening, musicals, and audio books.

I am looking for someone friendly, honest, trustworthy, reliable, and easy to be around. You must be extremely reliable and be able to work flexible hours (sometimes at short notice) to always ensure my safety.

Please download the detailed Job Description

Positions are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS criminal record check.


Closing date: 5th January 2024

At the time of starting their employment, the successful candidate must have permission to work in the U.K.


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