PA Vacancy

Personal Assistant – RGAYO

Hours: The role is additional cover work. Likely with a minimum of at least 4-6 hours a month.

Flexible times, perhaps at short notice.

Some overnight work may be required.

Pay Rate: £12.71 per hour.

Area: York, North Yorkshire.


The Role

You will provide personal support to a client who suffers from periodic complete paralysis, this role will include the need to aid with toilet needs during periods of paralysis.

You will be a constant presence but also able to observe without intrusion on occasion, a good relationship and highly established trust with the client, his wife, and existing long term Personal Assistant is essential.

Provision of transport is a part of the role, and the ability to drive along with a vehicle is required.

Due to the potential need for mobility support during periods of complete paralysis you will need to be fit and comfortable in moving a former rugby player (approx 200 lbs/90kg.) generally this is limited to repositioning limbs and ensuring comfort, not the lifting and handling of a whole person.

To apply for this vacancy you must have a clean driving licence with your own vehicle.


For further details please see the Job description

An enhanced DBS will be required for this role and any offer of employment will be conditional upon satisfactory references and DBS.


Closing date: This vacancy will close as soon as a suitable candidate is appointed.

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


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