PA Vacancy

Female Personal Assistant SM/York

Female, positive and kind PA needed

Hours: 6 Hours Wednesdays

Rate: £10.54

Area: York

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 (most likely a Friday) would be welcomed.

The wage is £10.54 an hour + 5.6 weeks paid holiday pro rata with an annual increment every April.

You must be a driver with a clean license, as you will need to drive my Motability vehicle.  You must also be 25 or older for insurance purposes.

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 (I am hoping to find a cat to join my family soon)

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

This post is subject to DBS check and references.

For more details please see the Job Description

Closing date 22nd April, 2021

(May close earlier if a high number of applications are received)

    APPLICATION FORM

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