PA Vacancy

Personal Assistant RMNY

Hours:                 15 hours per week

Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 10 am and 3 pm

Rate:                   £11.39 per hour

Area:                   Knaresborough

The ideal person will have a positive attitude and a good sense of humor. They will need to be energetic and enthusiastic, and patient and flexible, with an empathic understanding of the nature of the support I require. Trustworthiness and explicit confidentiality regarding both myself and my family are essential. This role is to enable me to maximize my independence and my quality of life.

About the employer:

I am an educated, and well-travelled woman in her 50’s who has a complex and degenerative medical condition known as Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (an invisible illness). As a result of this and several co-morbidities, I am registered disabled, use orthopedic supports and walking aids, make use of a wheelchair (electric and manual as required) and have access to priority parking via the Blue Badge scheme.

domestic settings, enabling me to achieve and exceed my personal goals.

I require support with personal care and various domestic task within my home including administrative tasks.  I also require support to facilitate my attendance at medical appointments and to accompany me on shopping trips.

Due to the nature of the role, you will need to be a car owner/driver and have business insurance for your vehicle.

Before applying please read the additional information I have provided in my  Job Description

To apply please fill out our online application form

Closing date: 7th October 2021


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