PA Vacancy

Personal Assistant / Support Worker – AFNB

Reporting to: Direct Payment Employer

Location: Newbiggin by the Sea

Hours of work: 1 hour per week 4 x 15 minute telephone calls Saturday and Sunday mornings and evenings

Rate of pay: £11.44 per hour


A fantastic job opportunity to support a lady living in Newbiggin by the Sea. Are you a natural encourager, good listener, patient and motivating?

Then this could be the perfect role for you and you would be providing essential support at a time when it is much needed.


Job purpose:

To provide a listening ear, encouragement prompting and support.

The role is very much about supporting me to do things rather than doing things for me.

About the employer:

I live in the seaside town of Newbiggin by the Sea. I have a dog who is friendly. I am looking for someone who can provide encouragement and motivation and help to reduce the isolation that I currently experience by giving me 2 x 15 minute phone calls on a Saturday and Sunday morning and evening.

I am looking for someone who has experience of supporting people who have depression and anxiety, this may be formal or informal experience.

For further information please see the  job description


Due to the nature of the role only female applicants will be considered. This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4

The post will be subject to Subject to DBS checks and references


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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