PA Vacancy

Personal Assistant – MTYOR

Positions: Personal Assistant

Location: Heworth, York (YO31)

Wage: £11.70 per hour

Hours: Morning and evening shifts

Tuesday 8.30am – 1.30pm, 4.15pm – 7pm

Wednesday 9.30am – 2.30pm

Thursday 9.30am – 2.30pm, 4.15pm – 7pm

Friday 9.30am – 2.30pm, 4.15pm – 7pm

Sat & Sun 10am – 2pm, 4pm – 7pm (with definite flexibility required for weekends)

Shifts expected to be shared between 2-3 new team members, according to availability.

Please indicate what hours and shifts you are available.

Flexibility required due to nature of the role. Extra hours available to cover holidays/absence within the team.


Essential criteria:

Full UK driving licence (use of employer vehicle)

Clear enhanced DBS check (completed upon job offer)

Ability to work weekends and/or evenings (regularly or to cover absence or holidays within the team)

Experience with adults with autism

Can work in environment where there is a toddler

Awareness of chronic pain impacts on daily living

LGBTQ+ awareness and knowledge

Experience working with/supporting those with mental health difficulties


Seeking 2 new permanent members of a team of personal assistants to support a disabled solo parent in their early 30s to live life independently and to the fullest possible. Role requires some personal care support, light housekeeping, help with cooking/meal prep, food shopping, accessing the community, and more. I may also require help to physically enact some of my parenting role – such as lifting my child into or out of the car, support around teeth brushing or putting on footwear. Opportunities to support days out or travel within the country may also occur.

Applicants must bring enthusiasm, confidence, capacity to be self-motivated and work semi-independently at times, be comfortable working around toddlers, comfort with LGBT+ people, excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English…and openness to impromptu dancing happening.


For more information, please see the Job Description


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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