PA Vacancy

Personal Assistant – WPENCL

Job Title: Personal Assistant

Hours:  From 10 up to 25 hours per week are available

Monday to Friday 8am to 1pm. 8am start is essential.

Rate of Pay:  £13.00 per hour.

Location: Kenton, Newcastle upon Tyne


Wayne is a 50-year-old man who lives with his wife and 6-year-old son in the Kenton area of Newcastle upon Tyne. Wayne enjoyed spending his time actively with his wife and young son, going out for country walks and relaxing with a bit of fishing. He is also a big Toon fan and attended matches at St James Park on a regular basis. Overall, Wayne is proud of his family and his achievements. Wayne sustained a brain injury in a workplace accident which has had a devastating effect on all aspects of his life.

Through rehabilitation Wayne is able to walk short distances and attend to his personal care and household tasks with minimal support. Wayne has use of an electric wheelchair for longer distances. He also experiences anxiety and increased emotionality since the injury and at times becomes easily frustrated.

It is important that he is given time to adapt to new information to enable him to have some control and input. At times, Wayne experiences difficulty expressing himself and getting words out which also leads to frustration therefore patience is an essential attribute required.

The role involves 1:1 working with Wayne, but there will be times when his family and friends or therapists are present too. It is a lone working community-based position.

Wayne is looking for a PA with experience of working with people with brain injuries as part of their rehabilitation, experience of community based lone working 1:1 with clients, full driving licence, and who will be comfortable working in a family home environment supporting him in looking after his son.

A full job description is available on application.

This role is subject to DBS checks and references.


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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