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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 Quoting the reference number

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 Quoting the reference number

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 Quoting the reference number

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 Quoting the reference number

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 Quoting the reference number

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 Quoting the reference number

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 Quoting the reference number

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 Quoting the reference number

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 Quoting the reference number

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


 

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 Quoting the reference number

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 Quoting the reference number

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


Male Personal Assistant (165815))

A male personal assistant is required to support a 13year boy with ADHD and dyspraxia.  Support is require to enable access to community activities and therefore a car driver with access to a vehicle would be advantageous.  Our service user enjoys adventurous activities such as rock climbing and paint balling.  A personal assistant with experience of working with young people with ADHD is essential.

  • Hours:          3.0 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 Quoting the reference number

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


Personal Assistant (206538) 3 month contract only

A personal assistant is required to support a 9 year boy with PDA (Pathological demand avoidance).  Support is required to aid in the transport to school each morning between 8:30am to 10am. A personal assistant with experience of working with young people with PDA and/or autism is essential.  There may also be additional support hours required during school holidays.

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

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

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


Personal Assistant (2012014)

A male personal assistant is required to support a gentleman to social activities, including playing pool/darts and assisting in the garden in the summer time. Hours are 6 per week gentleman is flexible over days/times. Car user would be preferred.

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

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

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


Personal Assistant (5013042)

A personal assistant is required (preferred male) for a 15 year old boy with ASD, ADHD and mild learning disability, experience would be required and car driver preferred. Looking for 4 hours per week social time to be taken out in the community of places of interest.  

  • Hours:          4.00 hours
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            Hebburn

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

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


Personal Assistant (175217)

A personal assistant is required to support a 12 year old boy with complex health needs:

The main purpose of the PA role will be to support and transport him to and from hospital visits in Newcastle and provide ongoing support during his kidney dialysis, up to 3 times per week.  A car driver with access to vehicle is preferred but not essential.  Support will also be required to help and support with his complex skin condition, although full training will be provided prior to the commencement of the job role, by the community nursing team.

Experience of working with children and young people with such needs would be advantageous.  A full enhanced DBS will be required for the post.

  • Hours:             18 per week (days and times tbc)
  • Holidays:         5.6 weeks per year
  • Hourly Rate:    £8.40 per hour
  • Area:               South Shields

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

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


Personal Assistant (186702)

A Personal Assistant is required to work with a 32 year old women with Multiple Scelerosis. The job role will involve personal care, meal prep and support around meal times, showering, getting dressed and support with hoisting is needed. Administering Medication from Nomad dispensing system also required.  Experience would be advantageous however full training can be provided. Weekend cover and cover during holidays and sickness (to be discussed at interview). 

  • Hours:            Am call 8am - 1.5hrs
                          Lunch 12noon - 30mins
                          Tea 6pm - 1hr
                          PM call 9.30pm - 45mins
  • Hours:            18 per week (days and times tbc)
  • Holidays:         5.6 weeks per year
  • Hourly Rate:    £8.40 per hour
  • Area:              South Shields

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

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


 

Personal Assistant -  (166419)

We are looking for a personal assistant to assist a gentleman in his 40s with all aspects of his morning care routine.  Our service user suffers from MS and requires support to get out of bed, washed, dressed and for support with preparing breakfast.  .  Hours will be 1.5 hours Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

  • Hours:             4.5 Hours
  • Holidays:         5.6 weeks per year
  • Hourly Rate:    £8.40 per hour
  • Area:               Hebburn

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

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


Personal Assistant -  (2007810)

We are looking for a personal assistant to work with a 19 year old male with autism, preference would be male but if right candidate is female then still happy to meet. To attend youth club 5.30 until 8.30 Thursday evening (this may be flexible once the relationship has been built)

  • Hours:             3.00 Hours
  • Holidays:         5.6 weeks per year
  • Hourly Rate:    £8.40 per hour
  • Area:               Whitburn

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

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


Personal Assistant - (20370)

We are looking for personal assistants to work with a 32 year old male with Autism and severe learning difficulties, job role includes personal care and support for our service user to access community activities including going for lunch, bowling, cinema and walks.  Our service user does use a wheelchair and would therefore need a PA who is physically able to support with this.   Previous experience of working with autism and learning difficulties is essential and a PA with a current driving licence and access to a vehicle would be advantageous.   Some hours may require two to one support.

  • Hours:             Up to 30 hours per week
  • Holidays:         5.6 weeks per year
  • Hourly Rate:    £8.40 per hour
  • Area:               South Shields

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

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


Personal Assistant - (2008059)

We are looking for a personal assistant to work a gentleman with Motor Neuron Disease. 2 x 4 hours social each week. Enjoys cinema, people watching in the pub or reading the paper but would need assistance in turning pages, 60s and 70s music. Car user essential.  

  • Hours:             8.00 per week
  • Holidays:         5.6 weeks per year
  • Hourly Rate:    £8.40 per hour
  • Area:              Jarrow

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

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


Personal Assistant - (180897)

We are looking for a personal assistant to work with an elderly lady and to support with possible morning or night time calls of 30 mins, family currently do this but looking for some support so days and times can be flexible.

  • Hours:             4.00 per week
  • Holidays:         5.6 weeks per year
  • Hourly Rate:    £8.40 per hour
  • Area:              Jarrow

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

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


Personal Assistant - (175217)

We are looking for a personal assistant to work with a family with a 12 year old terminally ill boy. The package is up to 18 hours in the week but is very flexible around family requirements. This plan is to support mother in keeping house clean and tidy and also helping with a baby in the house so she can spend quality time with her son.

  • Hours:             Up to 18 hours
  • Holidays:         5.6 weeks per year
  • Hourly Rate:    £8.40 per hour
  • Area:              South Shields

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

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


 

2 x Female Personal Assistants - (96969)

We are looking for female personal assistants to work with a lady currently living within South Shields.  Support is required to help with all aspects of her daily living and would include 4 x 30 minute calls per days. Times are to be confirmed but would generally include calls around morning, lunch, tea and evening, 7 days per week. Support would be required with support to get out of bed, showering, medication prompts and meal preparation.   

  • Hours:             14.0 hours per week
  • Holidays:         5.6 weeks per year
  • Hourly Rate:    £8.40 per hour
  • Area:              South Shields

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

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


Personal Assistants - (98395)

We are looking for part time personal assistants to support our service user with all aspects of daily living.  Our service user requires 24 hour support in his own home, which includes tracheotomy and ventilation care. Previous experience of providing this care would be advantageous, however full training will be provided. Our service user also uses a track hoist for transfers.

  • Hours:             To be confirmed with employer
  • Holidays:         5.6 weeks per year
  • Hourly Rate:    NMW to £11.70 per hour, dependent on experience 
  • Area:              Jarrow

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

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


Personal Assistants - (78253)

We are looking for a personal assistant to support our service user with all aspects of daily living. Our service user requires support for both personal care and social time. A car driver with access to vehicle would be preferred but is not essential, or show a willingness to support our service user on public transport.

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

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

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


 

Personal Assistants - (161336)

Looking for a personal assistant for a a girl of 17 years old 4 hours per week for cinema, clubs, amusements etc. Flexible approach as she does have epilepsy (training can be provided if required for this) car owner preferred but not essential.

  • Hours:            4.00 hours
  • Holidays:         n/a
  • Hourly Rate:    £8.40
  • Area:              South Shields

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

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


Personal Assistants - (2007309)

Looking for a male personal assistant for a Wednesday or Friday afternoon for 4 hours social to include public transport training

  • Hours:            4.00 hours
  • Holidays:         n/a
  • Hourly Rate:    £8.40
  • Area:              Cleadon

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

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


Personal Assistants - (174049)

Looking for a personal assistant for a young man aged 17 with a diagnosis of autism and learning difficulties. 4 hours per week to support with social stimulation.

  • Hours:            4.00 hours
  • Holidays:         n/a
  • Hourly Rate:    £8.40
  • Area:              Hebburn

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

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


Personal Assistants - (30168)

Looking for male personal assistants to work on a shift rota to a male in his 60s with a learning disability living in his own bungalow. ** Please note this would be through Ashdown Agency with a rate of £8.41 per hour not a Direct Payment**

  • Hours:             26.00 hours approx
  • Holidays:         n/a
  • Hourly Rate:    £8.40
  • Area:              South Shields

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk Quoting the reference number

Please note these vacancies are not employed through South Tyneside Council

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