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Personal Assistant (Job Share) DPSS331(2)


up to £9.70 p/h

Part Time

Direct Payment Support Service

Closing Date: 12/10/20

Job Purpose: I am a very sociable, active and independent lady. I am a thalidomide survivor with significant physical disabilities, so I require the support of a team of PA/Carers to enable me to live independently in my own home. 

 Location: Ingoldisthorpe 


 Supporting with all aspects of personal care using a hoist, for which full guidance will be provided. 

  • Assisting me to get in and out of bed. 
  • Supporting me to take my medication. 
  • Preparing meals and drinks. 
  • Light household tasks. 
  • Companionship – I love a good chat! 

 May include other duties, to be discussed 

 Person specification 

 Listed below are the skills, competencies and qualities that are essential and desirable for the post. My assessment of these, both on application and at interview, will be the main factor in determining if you are successful. Please refer to these when submitting your application. Due to the personal care element of this role a female carer is preferred. 


  • Reliable  
  • Flexible 
  • Patient 
  • Basic cooking skills 

Summary terms and conditions 

 The rate of pay for this position is £9.70 per hour from 8am-10pm and £9.34 per hour from 10pm-8am. 

 You will be reimbursed for any agreed expenses incurred as part of the role. 

 Hours and times of work 12 hrs daytime, Fridays Saturdays and Sundays, (3X4) plus 8 hrs nights on same days. All hours are approximate and can be further discussed at interview and can be negotiated to fit in with a job share arrangement. Additional hours may be available for holiday cover etc. 


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