PA Vacancy

Personal Assistant – WBNCL04

Hours: 12-hour shifts – 36 – 48 hours per week

Monday – Sunday

Rota Basis 24/7

Working hours are – 8am – 8pm or 8pm – 8am

Must be able to support with short notice, holiday, and sickness cover.

Pay Rate: £12.50 per hour, Probation period 6 months.

Area: Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne


A fantastic opportunity to join an established care and support team supporting an individual in his own home.


Purpose of Job

I have advance Parkinsons Disease I am looking for an honest, reliable hardworking individual to provide with personal physical and practical support.

You will need to be friendly patient and calm with a consistent approach to the role.

You will be proactive and able to work under minimum supervision.

I have many interests.  I love all types of sport (although football remains my favourite).

Experience is not essential but desirable, it is more important to be willing to learn about Parkinson’s and how to support me.

You will be expected to have had or be prepared to have the COVID 19 vaccine and boosters.

Good understanding as well as good spoken English is necessary in this role.

Please read 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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