PA Vacancy

Personal Assistant REF: GW/NCL

Hours: 20-48 hours per week

Rate of Pay: £12.15 per hour

Area: Gosforth, Newcastle


We are looking for dedicated and reliable people to join our independently run care team. You will be looking after a 35-year-old man with Muscular Dystrophy who lives with his wife and son in Gosforth. He has a fully adapted flat and gets around using an electric wheelchair.

It is a rewarding and enjoyable job for successful applicants; you can build a great working relationship with the client and care team, take the initiative in your responsibilities, and really help make a difference. As well as helping out in daily tasks, you will also accompany him to social activities and events, such as: football games, concerts, the cinema, and holidays.


Key Responsibilities

  • Completing daily tasks such as: showering, toileting and dressing, all with the use of specialist equipment such as ceiling hoists.
  • Administration of medicines, and use of medical equipment: PEG, ventilator, cough assist, tracheostomy.
  • Providing a high level of care and professionalism, as well as being good company and accompanying to social events.

Candidates should be responsible, enthusiastic, caring, outgoing and talkative.

There are 2 carers on each shift. Shifts are divided into Day (8.00am – 8.00pm) and Waking Overnights (8.00pm – 8.00am).

Full Training Provided.

All applicants must be vaccinated and willing to lateral flow before their shift.



  • NVQ level 2 and 3 available.
  • Flexible shift pattern.
  • Holiday: 5.6 weeks per year.
  • Enrolment into Government NEST pension scheme.

This job is funded by the government through CHC (Continuing Health Care) funding.

This job posting is for a private position, working for one client in his home; the client is the employer and the person for which you will be caring.


Please email a covering letter and CV to the employer at or complete the online application form.

Closing date: 5th January 2024

At the time of starting their employment, the successful candidate must have permission to work in the U.K.


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