PA Vacancy

Female Personal Assistant SSNYDP00121/Selby

Job title: Personal Assistant (PA)

Reporting to: Direct Payment Employer

Location: Selby

Hours of work: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm plus occasional weekends

Rate of pay: £9.32

The hours can be worked as part of a job share so full and part time applicants will be welcomed. Hours can be discussed at interview.


Job purpose:

To assist with a variety of tasks/activities which will enable a young lady to develop her independence and life skills as well as enabling her to take part in a variety of activities of her choosing.

About the employer:

You will be working as a support to my daughter, a young lady in her late teens.

My daughter is friendly, caring and can be quite shy until you get to know her. She loves music, drawing and anything with arts and crafts. She enjoys watching new films and going to the cinema. She is an excellent pool player and prior to covid was in a successful pool team reaching a final in a tournament.

My daughters care and support needs arise from epilepsy and a learning disability, and she requires a high level of close supervision due to her epilepsy.  Full training will be given.

You will have good clear communication and be able to communicate in simple short instructions.

It is essential that you drive and have access to a car that you are willing to use for work. (Mileage will be paid)

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4.

An enhanced DBS will be required for this role, paid for by the employer.

For further information please read the full  Job Description

Closing date: 29th September, 2021


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