PA Vacancy

Personal Assistant – DBUNCL

Job Title: Personal Assistant

Hours: 10 hours per week initially may be possible to extend subject to funding and negotiation with successful candidate

Rates of Pay: £12.00 per hour

Area: Morpeth, Northumberland

 

A kind and warm Personal Assistant is required to support a gentleman with complex needs in his family home. Helping with personal care, cooking, and engaging in appropriate and meaningful activities.

As a Personal Assistant, you would support me with my daily routines, housework, and meal preparation. An interest in cooking and music therapy and the therapeutic use of art/craft and horticulture is desirable alongside the willingness to undergo further training.

A person-centred approach always and an understanding of autism, and willingness to learn about deaf blindness / multisensory impairment would be useful.

Deafblind intervener training is planned for the right person.

 

This post is subject to DBS check and references.

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Previous applicants for this post: thank you for your interest, but there is no need to re-apply currently.

Accommodation may become available with this job during 2024 for the right person, terms by negotiation. [March 2024]

 

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.

 

 

    APPLICATION FORM

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

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    Your Personal Details

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    YOUR EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

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    A FEW MORE QUESTIONS……
    DETAILS OF CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS

    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.

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