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Social Care Personal Assistant job vacancies

Interested in developing your skills and experience in Social Care? Are you looking for a flexible job role?

We have a range of Personal Assistant (PA) job roles available through our Direct Payments service users. 

Roles and hours vary dependant on the service user and their care package but we currently have vacancies working with children and young people and adults offering a range of social time only posts or mixed care packages including personal care and social time.

Enhanced DBS clearance is required for all posts with children and young people.

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user.

How to apply

To apply for one of the vacancies below: 

  1. complete the application form23.17KB 
  2. email the completed application form to Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

For information about individual care packages that we can match you to, email Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk


Female Personal Assistant (2001599)

A female personal assistant is required to assist a disabled independent lady, wheelchair user. General support, social etc. Car user would be an advantage.

  • Hours:          16 hours per week (less if necessary)
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year
  • Area:            South Shields

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user


Personal Assistant (189963)

Female Support Worker is required to support female with TBI - continued rehabilitation (brain injury).

  • Hours:          16-24 hours per week (flexibility essential)
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year
  • Area:            Whitburn

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user


Personal Assistant (220975)

Personal Assistant required for 4 hours on a Saturday (there has been given an increase to 8 hours for 6 weeks which would be a Sunday too) 7 year old boy with autism.

  • Hours:          4 hours per week (8 hours during temp increase)
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year
  • Area:            South Shields

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user


Personal Assistant (21251)

Personal Assistant (s) required to support a lady in her 40s with her 11 year old daughter, morning support and school drop offs and pick ups. Hours flexible but is looking at 7-9 am and 3-5pm for school times. Would like to work with 2 members of staff so there is cover for each shift. Car Driver Essential.

  • Hours:          34.00 (2 staff)
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year
  • Area:            South Shields

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user


Male or Female Personal Assistant (8703)

A male or female personal assistant is required to assist a 37yr old male with accessing social activities within the community. Hours are Wednesday (2hrs 4.30pm - 6.30pm) and Saturday (2.5 hrs 9.00am - 11.30am) for winter months, Tuesday/Thursday and Saturday (summer months). This man is in training and is requiring someone who will be able to throw and catch a medicine ball and other equipment. Applicant must also be a car driver and be willing to drive a disabled van (Peugeot Boxer) and some personal care may be required.

  • Hours:          16 hours per week
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year
  • Area:           Hebburn

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user


Personal Assistant (45465)

A Personal Assistant is required to work with a 24 year old women with Downs Syndrome and a severe learning disability. The job role will involve personal care and peg feeding, whilst experience would be advantageous full training will be provided. Hours are 20-25 hours per week (agreed until November) . A car driver would also be an advantage.

  • Hours:          20-25 hours
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year
  • Area:           Jarrow

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user 


Personal Assistant (49862)

A Personal Assistant is required to work with a 24 year old man to support with social activities. Experience of working with people with autism would be an advantage. The job role would be suited to someone who shares an interest in outdoor activities. Hours are 6 per week and flexibility around working days and hours is required. 

  • Hours:          6 hours per week
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year
  • Area:           Boldon

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user 


Personal Assistant (161548)

Looking for a male personal assistant for a 17 year old boy with autism. 4 hours social per week to attend Keelman's Way South Tyneside Football to promote independence and develop social skills. 4 hours would be for transport there and back and his football training.

  • Hours:          4 hours per week
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year
  • Area:           Whitburn

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user 


Personal Assistant (161336)

Looking for a personal assistant for a 16 year old female for 4 hours per week, Monday 1 hour to attend club and Thursday 3 hours to attend club. Holiday periods 4 hours flexible when clubs not on.

  • Hours:          4 hours per week
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year
  • Area:           South Shields

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user 


Personal Assistant (2005889)

A Personal assistant is required to support an 18 year old man with a learning disability to access swimming on a Sunday, Car driving required 3 hours per week.

  • Hours:          3 hours per week (Sunday)
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            Boldon

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user


 

Personal Assistant (150828)

A personal assistants is required  to support our male service user with all aspects of daily living. The weekly hours are 17.5 per week and are split between 4 daily calls. Our service user requires support with PEG feeding, previous experience is therefore an advantage however, full training will be provided.

  • Hours:          17.5 per week (between two PA's Monday to Friday)
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            Hebburn

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user


Personal Assistant (68534)

A personal assistants is required for approx 8 hours per week (flexible) for a lady from the south shields area

  • Hours:          8 hours per week
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            South Shields

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user


Personal Assistants (210897)

Two female personal assistants are required to support a gentleman with all aspects of daily living. Hours are 5 mornings per week from 9 o clock onwards for approximately 2.5 hours.  There will be some double up work required and hours will be split between two PA's. Job role will include supporting the service users out of bed, washing and dressing and making breakfast and medicine prompts.  Further information will be provided from the family.

  • Hours:          5 days, 9am to 11.30am
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            Hebburn

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user


Personal Assistants (66555)

A personal assistant is required. Preferred male, but females also to apply who are confident and assertive to manage a male. 15 hours to provide medication prompts, meal prompts and shopping.

  • Hours:          15 hours
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            South Shields

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user


Personal Assistants (40975)

A personal assistant is required for an elderly lady, times are flexible but looking at half an hour each day after 11.30am and 2 hours social. There is scope for more hours in the package.

  • Hours:          5.5 hours 
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            South Shields

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user


Personal Assistants (191955)

A personal assistant is required for an elderly lady from Whitburn.

7 x 30 minutes 9.30am in the morning - prompts/encourage with personal care, and to change into day clothes. Meal preparation - carer needs to encourage her to eat her breakfast as well as putting food/snacks on her coffee table. Offer drink/foods. Please ensure that her panty-liners are disposed of appropriately.

7 x 30 minutes 8.30 pm in the evening (between 8pm and 9pm)- prompts with personal care, medication and to change into night clothes. Offer drinks/foods if necessary. Please ensure that her panty-liners are disposed of appropriately. Lock the door.

PA needs to be mindful that there may be times when client may be reluctant and resistant with personal care intervention and she would require constant reassurance and encouragement with instructions to ensure that she is fully informed about what the PA is doing. She would require a low-key approach to enable client to be encouraged when assisting her with medication prompt, personal care and continence care.

  • Hours:          7 hours 
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            Whitburn

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user


2 x Personal Assistants (52573)

A personal assistant is required to support a lady with MS, we are looking for somebody to assist to cover these calls.

8.30am to 16:30 - Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

8:30am to 18:00 - Wednesday and Thursday

2 nights each week 8:30pm to 10pm  (flexibility around nights required)

PA's would be expected to cover additional hours during holidays and any periods of sickness .

  • Hours:          62 hours 
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            South Shields

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user


Personal Assistants (166888)

A personal assistant is to support a a 12 year old boy boy with autism and developmental delay in the community. Also to promote mother to support with these activities and build confidence.

  • Hours:          3 hours 
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            Hebburn

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user


Personal Assistant (2007103)

A male personal assistant is required to support a young male with personal care tasks and social activities. Someone with a common interest in football would be an advantage, as would a driving licence enabling use of the mobility vehicle.  Experience in using a hoist is also essential.

  • Hours:          14 hours (Mon to Fri)
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            Jarrow

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user


Personal Assistant (166854)

A personal assistant is required to support a male service user with personal care tasks and social activities. Hours are to support with social inclusion, shopping and also attending appointments. Someone with experience and knowledge of working with service users who have suffered a stroke would be an advantage, as would a driving licence.  

  • Hours:          13.5
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            South Shields

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user


Personal Assistant (29865)

A personal assistant is required to support a male service user with personal care tasks and social support. Hours are to support with social inclusion. Someone with experience and knowledge of working with service users who have Downs Syndrome would be an advantage. Driving licence essential  

  • Hours:          18 hours (flexibility required)
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            South Shields

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user


Temporary Female Personal Assistant (12733 & 64063)

A female personal assistant is required to support two of our service users with all aspects of daily living, personal care tasks and social support is also a requirement. Someone with experience and knowledge of working within the care sector would be preferred as would a driving licence.

  • Hours:          15-20 hours (flexibility required)
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            Boldon

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service use


 

Personal Assistant (107212)

A female personal assistant is required for a 72 year old female with Dementia, Driver required. Wednesday 3 hours 11-2 and Friday 3 hours after 11am. Social outings to places of interest.

  • Hours:          6.00 hours
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            Hebburn

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service use


Personal Assistant (2006783)

A personal assistant is required to support an 18 year old male who has a severe learning disability, epilepsy and constipation. Physically mobile but vocabulary can be limited. To support with personal care and change for bed Monday - Friday 7.00 - 8.30pm.

  • Hours:          7.5 hours
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            South Shields

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service use


Personal Assistant (228457)

A personal assistant is required to support an 26year old female  with all aspects of daily living.  Job role includes support with personal care, helping our service user in and out of bed and support with meal preparation.  Support may also be required to access appointments.   Flexibility around working hours may be required but will generally be: :        9am to 10am Monday to Sunday, 12 to 12:30 Monday to Sunday    17 to 17:30 Monday to Sunday    20.00 to 20:45 Monday to Sunday

  • Hours:          19.25 hours
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            Jarrow

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service use


Personal Assistant (171566)

A personal assistant is required to support an 89year old female with medication prompts and support to prepare her evening meal.  Job role also includes support with some personal care tasks.   Flexibility around working hours may be required but will generally be: 6:00pm to 7pm Monday to Saturday & 1 hour Saturday and Sunday morning to support with personal care and medication. 

  • Hours:          8.0 hours
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            Whitburn

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user.


Personal Assistant (161548) - Holiday cover

Looking for a personal assistant for a 17 year old boy with autism, to support with cover during the school holidays, week commencing October 29th.   Support would be ideally be 8am to 4 pm Monday to Friday, however parents are happy to discuss any cover during this period. PA would require a current DBS and to have experience of working with autism. Parents will provide further information

  • Hours:          8am to 4pm
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:           Whitburn

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user 


Personal Assistant (107172)

A personal assistant is required to support an 71 year old male with all aspects of daily living. This gentleman is a wheelchair user.  Support required for medication prompts and support to prepare  meals.  Job role also includes support with some personal care tasks.   Flexibility around working hours may be required but will generally be: Tuesday and Saturday am call 45 mins between 8-9am, 30 mins lunch call between 12:30 and 13:30 and 30min tea call between 5 and 6pm

  • Hours:          3.5 hours (additional to cover other PA holidays)
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            Boldon

For an application or for further information, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the Individual Service user.



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