PA Vacancy

Female Team Leader/Personal Assistant – KSHTLNY

Location: Haxby, York

Hours of work: 41 hours per week. Shifts will be within the following rota:

Monday 7.30am-5.30pm,

Wednesday & Thursday 7.30am-6pm,

Friday 7.30 am-5.30PM

Rate of pay: £17.60 per hour.


We are looking for a team leader to work alongside and under the direction of the employer to deliver all training for new staff, supervise staff, plan activities, attending meetings and support with paperwork alongside all other Personal Assistant tasks.

Our daughter is a happy young woman who has complex care needs, she is a wheelchair user, she has a learning disability, she is nonverbal and has a great sense of humour.  Our daughter loves to be busy; she attends a day centre where she participates in various activities.  She also attends weekly hydrotherapy sessions.  At home she loves to be given a massage, have a foot spa or her nails painted.  We are looking for a small team of PAs to work on a 2-1 ratio to support her with all aspects of personal care and as she likes to keep busy.  The team of PAs will enable her to participate in suitable activities inside and outside of home.

An NVQ level 3 or equivalent in care or over 5 years’ experience in care is essential for this role. Preferably with some knowledge of learning disability.

A car driver who is over 25 (for insurance purposes) and would be willing to drive our large wheelchair accessible vehicle is preferred but not essential.

For more information, please see the Job Description


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.

Positions are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS criminal record check.


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.


    IMPORTANT: The form must be completed in full or your application may be rejected.
    A curriculum vitae will not be accepted as a substitute.

    Required fields are marked *.

    Your Personal Details

    Telephone number

    Do you hold a current full, clean driving licence which is valid in the UK?
    Do you have your own transport?

    Please list your previous occupations (paid or unpaid):

    Employer 1

    Employer 2

    Employer 3

    Employer 4

    Employer 5

    Employer 6

    Employer 7

    Employer 8

    Employer 9

    Employer 10


    Please give details of your education/training including any qualifications relevant for this role:

    Education/Training 1

    Education/Training 2

    Education/Training 3

    Education/Training 4

    Education/Training 5

    Education/Training 6

    Education/Training 7

    Education/Training 8

    Education/Training 9

    Education/Training 10


    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.

    Declaration: Have you had any criminal convictions that are not subject to filtering?
    If yes, please give full details. Use a separate sheet if necessary

    Please give the details of two people who have agreed to act as referees for you. One must be a current or most recent employer if you have one; they should not be a member of your close family.

    Contact following Interview but Prior to Job offer?
    Contact following Interview but Prior to Job offer?

    Your application will be passed on via email or post to the service user or their nominated person who is advertising.

    Disability North will electronically store your application form for 6 months after this recruitment ends, it will then be deleted.

    If you are successful your application form will be stored electronically throughout the course of your employment and 6 months thereafter. It will then be deleted. We may share your information with our payroll service in order for them to carry out the payroll service to your employer.

    To view Disability North’s Privacy Notices visit