PA Vacancy

Personal Assistant MH/BED1

Role: Personal Assistant- Enabler

Hours: 10 hours per week

Rate: £11.91 per hour

Area: Bedlington, Northumberland


Role Responsibilities

  • To provide an enabling support 10 hours per week, to be arranged flexibly.
  • Support with access to the community and engage in a wide range of local activities, including outdoor activities i.e., local walks, parks and visiting places of interest. Has a love of Blyth Spartans so enjoying football matches would be huge advantage.
  • To explore volunteering opportunities, visiting various organisations and increase the possibility for opportunities.
  • Support to use local transport and to maintain independence when and if required.

Car driver with own vehicle essential and it must be insured for business use.

Personal Attributes:

  • Have a positive understanding of the autistic spectrum and related abilities
  • Have a high degree of initiative
  • Have a good sense of humour
  • Enjoy listening to music
  • Be punctual and reliable
  • Be flexible
  • Have a happy positive caring nature.
  • Respect Confidentiality


Enhanced DBS disclosure – will be required, cost to met by Northumberland County Council

For further information and an application form please contact Direct Payments Team, Sandra Myerscough: 07887 660 670 or complete the online application form.


Closing date: 6 December 2023

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


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