Adult Support
Yorkshire
£25,589.00 + gross per annum

YO31 | Personal Assistant / Support Worker

Ref: 2033| Posted: 29th Nov 2021

Title: PA/Support Worker
Location: York, YO31
Wage: £25,589.00 + gross per annum
Driver required? Yes
Use of a car? On shift
Essential: University graduate, DBS, ability to travel and valid passport
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Full and part-time hours considered for the right person
Accommodation: Own bedroom and bathroom when on night shift
Pets: No
Recruiter: Kamila Nevrklova

About this client:
Kathy (27) is an elite international athlete who loves to travel. Besides sport, she loves socialising and entertaining. Kathy regularly speaks at conferences and workshops about life with a communication impairment and physical disability. Kathy recently graduated from university and will be returning to post graduate study in the future. Kathy lives independently and you will join a great team who work with her on a 1-1 basis around the clock. No two days, or two weeks are the same, besides sport and its associated commitments, you will help ensure Kathy enjoys a good work/life balance.

Overview of role:
You will be required to assist with all aspects of Kathy’s daily routine. You will be supporting Kathy 1:1 but for some activities you will also work with another team member.
Kathy plays sport at elite level and with the Paris Paralympics in her sights, Kathy is focused on being the best she can be in her sport. Playing for GB, she trains several days a week, meets her goals set by the professional performance support team, regularly attends camps and competes internationally. You may be required to accompany her and therefore a valid passport is essential. Salary: £25,589 basic (35 waking hours per week) plus weekend and overnight sleeping supplements. You will be part of a rolling rota which provides 24 hours support with a sleeping night.

Who this job would suit:
You will be an adventurous, sporty and fun loving *female PA / Support Worker with a degree, a good sense of humour, someone who enjoys cooking and being social! You need to be calm, patient, flexible and level-headed, love to laugh, have a sense of adventure, want to be busy and be willing to facilitate and empower Kathy to have the life she wants. You must also enjoy driving.

What’s great about this job:
Full training provided working with therapists and professional sports team members. Personality is more important than previous experience. All meals provided when on duty. This is an absolutely fantastic opportunity to support a young talented woman and help her to achieve her dreams.

Who is recruiting for this role?
We are working in association with a private client/case manager on this vacancy; they will be carrying out all recruitment, including shortlisting and interviewing. By applying for this vacancy, you agree to Snap Care sending your CV and contact details directly to our client for their consideration. Please see our website for more info on how Snap works with associated companies/clients.

*Where a specific gender is stated as essential, gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance to paragraph 1, of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 for female or male worker to work with our client.  Please note all job offers by clients are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS disclosure.