PA Vacancy

Part-time Female Personal Assistants (PAs) required CW/Newcastle

Hours: Thursday-Sunday overnights (1 shift per week) 6pm-8 or 9am

Friday-Sunday day shifts – 9am-6pm

Rate: £10 per hour


Area: Newcastle upon Tyne


Personal assistants (women only) required to provide personal and domestic support for a disabled woman who is a wheelchair user. The woman works full time but this role is outside her work role and is to provide support both in her home and when out socialising. Main duties include providing personal care (e.g. assisting to wash, dress, go to the toilet, stoma care, getting in and out of bed) and domestic tasks (e.g. cooking, washing, ironing, cleaning) as well as accompanying her to the cinema, theatre, live music events and meetings (when COVID allows!). Each PA will be required to do 1-2 shifts per week which is between 5-12 hours per shift (negotiable). The rate of pay is £10.00 per hour. Holiday pay of 28 days pro-rata is paid. The woman lives within easy reach of Newcastle city centre. No previous experience is required. Preferably, applicants should have held a clean driving licence for at least one year as duties include driving an adapted campervan.


To apply please fill out our online application form.


Closing date 9th August, 2021


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