PA Vacancy

Female Personal Assistant – SMYORK

This is a fantastic long-term opportunity for a person centred, fun, positive PA to join my team. I live in central York and have a visual impairment and some memory issues.

I am looking for someone to work: –

  • Every Wednesday (10am – 4pm).
  • Flexibility to do more days would be welcomed.

The wage is £12.50 an hour + 5.6 weeks paid holiday pro rata with an annual increment every April.

Ideally you would be a driver with a clean licence, as you would be required to drive my Motability vehicle. This is desirable but not essential.


The successful applicant will be: – 

  • Reliable, committed, cheerful, professional, and respectful
  • Someone with a great sense of humour
  • Confident to accompany me when in hospital (Kidney Transplant Patient)
  • Able to liaise with health care professionals and take detailed notes
  • Happy to take and follow instructions
  • An excellent listener and able to use your initiative
  • Prepared to use PPE in my home and when out and about
  • Someone who enjoys swimming
  • Someone who likes cats

Tasks will include:

  • Accompanying on walks in all weather
  • Accompanying to hospital appointments
  • Advocating for me on occasion
  • Accompanying to swimming pool
  • Light housework including laundry
  • Assist in preparing & cooking food and working independently in this area when I need you to
  • Assist in light gardening
  • Help planning shopping

The successful candidate will have had or be willing to have their Covid-19 vaccinations.

This post is subject to DBS check and references.

To apply you can complete the Online Application Form or request an Application Form from


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.


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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