PA Vacancy

Personal Assistant – HFANCL

Job title: Personal Assistant (PA)

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne (NE5 area)

Hours of work:

5 hours – Term Time

10 hours – School holidays

Hours will mainly take place on evenings and weekends.

Flexibility is essential.

Rate of pay: £12.35 per hour.


A PA is required for a pleasant, friendly 19 year old young man with a diagnosis of Autism and anxiety.

He would very much like to have a meaningful and rewarding social life and to be able to participate in the activities he enjoys doing.
He is an active young man who enjoys exercise and would therefore wish to appoint a PA who also enjoys being active and doing physical/ sporting activities such as climbing wall, bowling, exercise (ie gym) indoor golf and bowling. Other firm favourites also include watching and playing football (big fan of Newcastle United), listening to music, video games and trips to the cinema, eating out (particularly pizza) and Costa Coffee.

A PA with their own vehicle, licence and appropriate insurance would be desirable, to ensure maximum enjoyment could be had during working hours. His parents would like an honest, trustworthy and reliable PA. Time will be spent learning from family members about how best to support the individual.

For more information, please see the Job Description

To apply please fill out our online application form.

This post is subject to references and satisfactory DBS checks.


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.


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