PA Vacancy

Personal Assistant LD/York

Job Title             Personal Assistant

Hours                 6 hours a weekend – Ideally 3 hours each day at any time that works for you.

                            Can be discussed at interview

Rate                    £10 an hour + 5.6 weeks paid holiday pro rata

Area:                   YO31 area of York

 

About me

People tell me that I am very bubbly and always smiling! I love to be young at heart and keep busy, active and make a difference for others. I have an acquired brain injury, so need a Personal Assistant to support me to do this.

Tasks will include:

  • Making breakfasts
  • Food prep for lunch and tea
  • Light housework
  • Helping with shower
  • Helping get dressed
  • Menu planning
  • Food shopping
  • Dog walking – (I love my dog!)
  • Ad hoc tasks such as ringing doctor & hospital consultants; attending medical appointments; assisting with keeping on top of bills
  • When we can go out, visiting café’s, shops, groups, anything else I see that sounds fun to do and where I can meet people.
  • Generally having fun!

 

You need to be:

  • Punctual & good at time keeping
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Dog lover
  • Good at problem solving issues and areas of difficulties
  • Reliable & committed to your work
  • Cheerful & positive
  • Professional & respectful
  • Able to follow instructions
  • An excellent listener
  • Car driver with clean licence (I have a motability car)

 

Rewards

  • Free training and development
  • A warm and friendly environment

This post is subject to DBS check and references.

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Closing date: 20th September 2021

To apply you can complete the Online Application Form or request an Application Form from directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk

 

 

    APPLICATION FORM

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