PA Vacancy

Personal Assistant – GDUNY

Personal Assistant for a very active young boy.


6 hours per week during term-time and 18 hours per week during school holidays, plus potential additional hours on an ad hoc basis. Flexible working hours are available. However, we are open to fixed hours per week, as “we’re flexible about being flexible”. Can discuss flexibility further with successful applicants.

Rates of pay:  £13.00 per hour plus mileage for facilitated outings.

Licences:   A driving licence is mandatory to carry out this role and effectively facilitate our son’s active lifestyle.

Subject to:   Successfully passing a criminal background and reference check.

Location:   Thirsk, North Yorkshire


Do you have any of the following characteristics? Have you always wanted to make a positive difference in somebody’s life; this might be the perfect role for you? I encourage you to apply for this role if you exhibit any of the following characteristics! 

  • Stamina, Physical Strength, Good health, Active Individual, Patience, Enthusiasm, Understanding, Empathetic.
  • Basic understanding of personal care.
  • Enjoys outings and visiting places.
  • Wants to support an individual in a positive way.
  • Flexible within their working hours.

Summary of the role

Personal Assistant required to support a lively, agile, energetic and fun-loving boy who gains pleasure from being extremely active during his free time. He requires support with some basic personal care, to be discussed with each applicant during the interview process. He is non-verbal and has limited communication methods. This role primarily involves facilitating his love for physical activity and the outdoors.


For more information, please see the full job description here: Personal Assistant GDUNY

To apply please fill out our online application form.

This post is subject to references and satisfactory DBS checks.


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