PA Vacancy

Female Personal Assistants – DSNCL

Job Title: Female Personal Assistants

Location:  Walkergate, Newcastle

Hours:  13 hours per week (Saturday 9am-4pm, Sunday 9am-3pm)

Additional hours during the week to cover staff absence/holidays and maternity cover.

Rates of Pay:  £12.40 per hour.


Purpose of Job

My name is Jane, I have a sister Deborah who is 43 years old.  Deborah requires assistance with most aspects of daily living.  Deborah likes swimming, trampolining, and listening to music.

As Deborah’s Personal Assistant your job will be to provide the personal and social assistance that she needs to enable her to live in the way that she wants to.  Deborah’s personal assistant will work under my direction to meet her needs and will be accountable to me in all aspects of their work.  You should always ask first what Deborah’s needs are and should always listen to and act on my requests and directions.  I prefer that Deborah’s assistance is given by a woman who must be reliable and able to work flexible hours.  She must also be able to respect my privacy and understand the need for confidentiality in all areas of her work.

The Personal Assistant must be able to handle the physical skills of lifting, hoisting, pushing, and bending.  You do not have to be physically strong to do the job well. However, good general health is important.

Full UK Driver’s Licence Preferred but not essential.

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 post is subject to a satisfactory DBs check and references which will be taken up if you are offered the post.


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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