PA Vacancy

Female Personal Assistant LSNYDP00121/Filey

Job title: Female Personal Assistant (PA)

Reporting to: Direct Payment Employer

Location: Filey, North Yorkshire

Hours of work: 16 hours per week plus additional hours to cover holidays/sickness 12-9 Wednesday and 11-6 Saturday

This role is initially for a period of 3 months with further work available to cover the rest of the team during holiday and sickness. Immediate start available.

Rate of pay: £9.32


Job purpose:

To assist with a variety of tasks/activities which will enable me to develop and maintain my independence as well as enabling me to take part in a variety of activities of my choosing.

About me:

I am a lady in my early 30’s. I live independently within my family home with support from a well-established PA team and my family. I love music, singing, and socialising. I can be very quiet until I am comfortable with a person. I am described as having a wicked sense of humour.

I enjoy filming and making videos, love doing a bit of baking and going out for coffee with friends.

I need support in all aspects of my daily living, My support needs arise due to quadriplegia, partial sight loss and epilepsy.

I use a wheelchair to get around and the use of a hoist is essential.

The role is very much a supporter and befriender role so it is important that we can get along and build a good rapport.

Specific requirements:

  • It will be an advantage in the role if you have had experience supporting someone with epilepsy but it is not essential as full training will be given. It is essential that you are willing and able to complete the training.
  • You will be willing and able to be trained in the use of a hoist and all aspects of my care and support
  • It is essential that you drive and are confident to drive my wheelchair accessible vehicle
  • An enhanced DBS will be required for this role, paid for by the employer.

Please read my full job description before applying

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

An enhanced DBS will be required for this role, paid for by the employer.

Closing date: 29th September 2021



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