PA Vacancy

Female Personal Assistant – MHCRAM2

Hours: 36 hours per week – Rolling rota to include weekends and waking nights – 12 hrs shifts – 3 posts available

Rate of Pay: £15.04 per hour

Area: Cramlington


Main Role:

To support a physically disabled Biology graduate to live as independently as possible, beginning in the family home with a view to moving into her own home in the future. You will work as part of a 24hr care team with 12hr shifts including waking overnights.

Job role:

Includes meal preparation, medication administration, application of braces to several joints & personal care, as well as enabling the employer to participate in all aspects of daily life. This includes regular social activities (concerts, cinema & nights out), attending hospital appointments & work placements within local primary schools in preparation for doing teaching qualifications in the future.

Must have:

The role requires close personal contact with an individual who is extremely vulnerable to the risk of infection and disease transmission. Preference may be given to applicants who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Careful consideration will be given to applicants who can show the vaccination is not suitable for them on reasonable grounds.

Afull clean driving licence is required.

Candidates must be non-smokers due to medical reasons and life-threatening allergy to cigarette smoke.

You must be reliable, trustworthy & professional attitude & be able to follow instructions & protocols.


Contracted hours will be as follows: 

Block 12hr Shifts 8-8, must be flexible and willing to cover sickness and holidays within the team to ensure employers care needs are met at all times, as follows:

Post 1. Monday & Tuesday dayshift (8:00-20:00) Saturday nightshift (20:00-8:00)

Post 2. Tuesday & Wednesday nightshift (20:00-8:00) & Saturday Dayshift (08:00-20:00)

Post 3. Sunday dayshift (08:00-20:00) Thursday & Friday nightshift (20:00-8:00)

Post 4. Monday nightshift (20:00- 8:00) & Friday dayshift (8:00- 20:00)

Contract of employment is permanent and holiday pay is 5.6 weeks pro-rata.


* Please Note female applicants need only apply

There is a genuine occupational requirement for the holder of this post to be male/female in accordance with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 and Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4.


All appropriate training will be given on the job – but some prior care experience is essential.

An Enhanced certificate of Disclosure (DBS) will be obtained for successful candidates (at employer’s expense) and references will be requested if successful at interview.


For more information and to request an application form please contact

Reference ID: SM/MH/CRAM


Closing date: This vacancy will close as soon as a suitable candidate is appointed.

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






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    Because of the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions Order 1975). Applicants are not entitled therefore to withhold information about convictions which, for other purposes, are 'spent' under the provisions of the Act unless they are subject to filtering. Any information given will be completely confidential.

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