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Social Care Personal Assistant job vacancies

Do you want to become a Personal Assistant in South Tyneside?

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

A Personal Assistant (PA) is someone who can support an older or disabled person to give them more independence and live their life more fully. PAs need to be good listeners, with a willingness to learn and respond.

The job can be very flexible, offering part or full-time work on different days and at different times. Some PAs work part-time, alongside another job. The role is also suitable for a student or retired person wanting a few hours a week.

The duties of a Personal Assistant vary widely and depend on your client -what kinds of support they need and when. 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


 

Personal Assistant (189963LF)

Support worker required to to join a team of PA's to support a young lady with a brain injury. This lady is moving into her own home and will require 24 hour continued support with recovery, activities and appointments. Essential to hold driving licence to transport in mobility car. Care is provided on a rota system in advance so flexibility will be required.

  • Hours:          16-24 hours per week (Rota basis)
  • 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 (220975LF)

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 (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 (206538LF)

PA required 7.5hrs per week to help with morning school run. Hours of work, 8.30-10.00am.

You will be required to sit with a child with PDA to ensure a safe journey. 

Experience of PDA is preferable, willingness to learn is essential. 

Candidate must speak good English with minimal use of slang, be factual and precise during conversations, and take the lead from the child as to wether they can cope with interaction that particular day. 

Candidate must have a minimum of 5 GCSE's including Maths, English and Science at grade C/5 or above. 

This is a 3 month contract. Funding is available for the contract to be renewed on a rolling basis, and for extra hours. 

  • Hours:          7.5 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.


Female Personal Assistant - (2011773LF)

We are looking for a female personal assistant to work with young female, 18years old 6hours per week for cinema, clubs, amusements etc. Flexible approach  required as our service user does have epilepsy, learning difficulties and autism. A driver with transport is preferred.   Hours during term time would be Wednesday evening 5.30 to 7.30 and Thursday evening 6 to 8.30 pm.  Hours to be used flexibly during the holiday periods.

  • Hours:            6.00hours
  • Holidays:         5.6 weeks
  • 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 - (7225LF)

Our service user is looking for a Personal Assistant to support with morning personal care. The job role includes transfers (using a hoist), wash hair, shave, brush teeth and apply cream. Hours are 7 per week between the times of 7.45 to 8.45

  • Hours:            7.0 hours per week
  • Holidays:         5.6weeks
  • 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. 


Female Personal Assistants - (171895LF)

We are looking for a small group of people to work as part of a team to cover 63 hours per week (all calls are double up 2:1)

Mon-Sun 8-8.45 am x 45 minutes to support with personal care, dressing and breakfast including feeding x 2 carers.

Mon-Sun 11.00 -12.30 pm = 1.5 hour X 2 carers to support with personal care - rolled on bed, cream applied, change pad, clean teeth, hoisting & meal/drink preparation. Carer to support our service user with her exercise regime at lunch calls under the OT's recommendation.

Mon-Sun 16:30-18:00 pm 1.5 hour X 2carers to support with personal care, rolled on bed to apply cream, change pad, hoisting and meal/drink preparation. Carer to support Clare with her exercise regime

Mon-Sun 9.00-09.45pm 45mins x 2carers support with personal care, change pad, drink and snack. To ensure that our service user is being supported with positioning in her bed.

  • Hours:            31.50 hours (double up 63.00) as above
  • Holidays:         5.6weeks
  • Hourly Rate:    Neg
  • Area                East 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 Assistants - (91159)

Looking for Personal assistants to work on a 2:1 ratio with a 17 year old with ASD, ADHD, Severe Learning Difficulties and challenging behaviour. 3 hours per session, 2 evenings per week and 5 hours social on a weekend. Wage is negotiable at interview. 11 hours per week (22 hours as 2 PA's required)

  • Hours:             as above
  • Holidays:         5.6weeks
  • Hourly Rate:    Negotiable
  • 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 - (231882 NB)

Looking for a personal assistant to work with a profoundly deaf 6 year old boy who uses cochlear implants. Currently resides outside of South Tyneside and the family are looking for somebody to support as a deaf role model and develop his communication skills. BSL Level 2 qualification is essential as is enhanced DBS check. Hours 2-4 hours weekend work. Some behaviour management would be preferred.

  • Hours:            2-4 hours weekend work
  • Holidays:        5.6 weeks
  • Hourly Rate:   up to £10.30/hour depending on experience
  • Area:             Ouston

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 - (8703LF)

A personal assistant is required to assist a 37 year old man and the role is to support and assist with attending Gateshead Harriers Athletics for training and throwing competitions. Role includes driving adapted mobility vehicle (Ford Tornado), support attending gym, loading and unloading equipment, occasional personal care and also supporting in other social activities. Up to 16 hours per week core hours April to October Wednesday and Saturday 9am - 12noon, winter months Wednesday 4pm - 6.30pm and Saturday 9am - 11am. All other hours are flexible.

  • Hours:            6 - 16 hours per week
  • Holidays:        5.6 weeks
  • 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 (107172LF)

A personal assistant is required to support a gentleman of 72 years of age in the Boldon area. 2 PA's already in place and would like another to join the small team. Rota in place but looking for 2 days per week, 45 mins am around 8.30 - 9.30, 30 mins around 4 hours later for lunch and a 30 mins call around 5 to 6. Hours per week 3.30 but with potential to increase.

  • Hours :           Min of 3.5 hours per week
  • Holidays:        5.6 weeks (pro rata)
  • 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 (228457)

Looking for 2 personal assistants to work with a 19.25 hour package on a rota basis. To assist with personal care, dressing bathing, meal prep and social time with a 27 year old female. Hours are flexible around needs.

  • Hours :           19.25 hours per week
  • Holidays:        5.6 weeks (pro rata)
  • 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 (100182)

A personal assistant is required to work with our service user based within the South Shields area. The job role would be to support with social activities and also potentially to support during their work placement and transport to and from, which will be based in Newcastle. Flexibility will be required to work around our service users needs.

  • Hours :           4-5 hours as and when needed
  • Holidays:        5.6 weeks (pro rata)
  • 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.


 

1 x Personal Assistant  (2005395 NB)

A personal assistant is required to work with a 20 year old female based within the South Shields area. The job role would be to support with a number of tasks including personal care and bathing, ventilation, oxygen, peg feeding and medication prompts. The role will also be to transport our service user to and from Sunderland University. Hours would be worked on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday would be around 20 hours between the 3 days depending on course time.  

DBS is an essential requirement as is a driving licence. The DBS will be funded by our service user. 

  • Hours :           Around 20 hours over 3 days 
  • Holidays:        5.6 weeks (pro rata)
  • Hourly Rate:   Up to £10/hour after training
  • 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.

 


 

Female Personal Assistant (28634)

A female personal assistant is required to work with a 61 year old female. 16.25 hours per week to be used flexibly including social time, personal care and support with appointments and household paperwork. A driver with access to a vehicle is preferred. Hours to cover Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, flexibility required.

  • Hours :           16.25 hours per week
  • Hourly Rate:   £8.40
  • 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. 


Female Personal Assistant (2008494LF)

A female personal assistant is required to work with a 20 year old girl with several long term illnesses and Aspergers, can weight bear but out and about is a wheelchair user (electric/manual). Looking for 10 hours social time to be provided on a flexible basis. Car user is required (fuel costs would be paid). Dog lover and enjoys art, science and visiting museums. Would like to attend swimming in the future but will require assistance with changing etc.

  • Hours :           10.00 hours per week
  • Hourly Rate:   £8.40
  • Area:             East 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 (2002252LF)

We are looking for one or two personal assistants to support a 22 year old young man with Downs Syndrome, Autism and hearing impairment. The role would be to support him on Tuesday evenings 4pm - 9pm in his routine of going for a walk, evening meal, watching a DVD, bathing and going to bed.

Saturday or Sunday for 4 hours (times negotiated) to go swimming, to the cinema or other social activity.

Potential for additional hours during his college holidays.

Ideal Candidate should be lively and confident to have fun and laugh, non smoker, makaton signer (or prepared to learn), car driver (preferred), experience (preferred).

  • Hours :           4 to 9 hours per week
  • Hourly Rate:   £9.98
  • Area:             East 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 (210013LF)

A Personal assistant is required for a 7 year old boy. Hours would be Saturdays between 12 and 4pm to support the family whilst attending the WAVES additional needs group. You would be responsible for 1 to 1 support to the child.

  • Hours :           4.00 per week
  • 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. 

 


Female Personal Assistant (2006159 NB)

A Personal Assistant is required to work with a 20 year old female with multiple and profound disabilities. Hours would be Monday to Friday between 7am and 8am to support our service user getting out of bed, washed, dressed and ready for school transport. Hours may reduce during school holidays to 3 days per week. Service user is wheelchair dependent.

  • Hours :           5.00 per week
  • Hourly Rate:   £8.40
  • 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. 


Female Personal Assistant (162296LF)

A Personal Assistant is required to work with a 18 year old female for overnight support 10pm until 7am. This is for 36 nights of the year (no set dates) to be arranged with family as and when required so a flexible approach (possibly 3 to 4 nights per month in a block). Learning difficulty and physical disability will require turning through the night. Experience required.

Also available 10 hours social per week, would prefer same PA do social hours and overnights. (Can apply for overnights only if suitable)

  • Hours :          36 nights per year
  • 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 Assistant (222769LF)

Looking for a PA to work on a 2-1 basis with the parent of an 8 year old girl who has Rhetts Syndrome and profound learning disability, non verbal and a wheelchair user. Loves swimming for therapy, but can also be used for social time. 5 hours per week to be used on a weekend. Driver is required but not vehicle.

  • Hours :          5.00 per week
  • Hourly Rate:   £8.40 Neg.
  • 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. 


2 x  Personal Assistant (2007064 NB)

2 PA's are required to support our service user on a 2-1 basis. This is a 20 year old male with complex physical and learning disabilities and requires support with all aspects of daily living. Support will be required over a weekend to access community activities. Additional support is also required during the school holidays. Driver preferred

  • Hours :          5.00 per weekend  x 2 workers (plus an additional 5 hours x 2 workers during school holiday periods)
  • 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 Assistant - (72441 NB)

A personal assistant is required to work with a profoundly deaf  22 year old young woman. Currently resides in the Hebburn area and requires support to access the community and develop her independent living skills. BSL Level 3 qualification is essential as is enhanced DBS check. Hours are 11 per week over a Tuesday and Thursday, to support with accessing community activities, arranging and attending appointments, shopping, support to develop a routine to maintain the condition of her property. Our service user also has a dog and requires a PA who would support with any care/vet appointments

  • Hours:            11 hours
  • Holidays:        5.6 weeks
  • 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 Assistant - (94637LF)

Personal Assistant is required for 2 hours per week for laundry and ironing. Times are flexible. Female required.

  • Hours:            2.00 per week
  • Holidays:        5.6 weeks
  • Hourly Rate:   £8.40
  • Area:             Jarrow

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


Personal Assistant - (218728)

Personal Assistant is required to work with an 8 year old boy with severe development delay 3 hours per week and 5 hours in school holidays. Days and times are flexible. Hours to be used for social time.

  • Hours:            3.00 hours per week 5 hours in school holidays
  • Holidays:        5.6 weeks
  • Hourly Rate:   £8.40
  • 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.  


2 x  Personal Assistant (5015931 NB ) School Holidays only

2 PA's are required to support on a 2-1 basis. This is a 10 year old girl with ASD, severe learning disabilities and displays challenging behaviours.  Support will be required Monday to Friday during school holidays to provide support to the family and access community activities.  Driver preferred but not essential & enhanced DBS required.  Experience and knowledge of working with young people with ASD and severe learning disabilities is essential. 

  • Hours :           60 hours (30 hours per PA)
  • Hourly Rate:   £8.40
  • Area:             Hedworth/Fellgate

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 (5016166 NB)

Personal assistant is required to support a 15 year old girl with Autism.  Support will be provided on Saturdays, and will be 5 hours per fortnight to support with accessing activities such as swimming, cinema and various other community activities.  Support will also be to support with the development of independent travel and living skills. Experience and knowledge of working with children and young people with autism and challenging behaviours is essential.  PA needs to be structured and reliable in their approach to this support.

  • Hours :           2 hours per week (using built up hours to offer 5 per fortnight)
  • Hourly Rate:   £8.40
  • 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 (194464LF)

A personal assistant is required to work with a young girl of 10 years old with a severe learning difficulty. Hours can very flexible and worked around other commitments, potential for increase of hours in future.  

  • Hours :           3 hours per week
  • 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 Assistant (12733NB)

A personal assistant is required to work with a team of PA's supporting an 89 year old lady and her 64 year old daughter. Hours can vary and flexibility is required to cover both day and night shifts within their home. It is expected that hours will be approximately 20.5 per week to fit in with the current staffing rotas.   

  • Hours :           20.5 hours per week
  • Hourly Rate:   £8.40
  • Area:             Boldon Colliery

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 (2008409LF)

A personal assistant is required to work with a gentleman of 65 years of age with advanced dementia, he is looking for 14 hours per week of social stimulation to give his wife a needed break. Hours can be discussed as can be flexible.  

  • Hours :           14.00 hours per week
  • Hourly Rate:   £8.40
  • 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 (2690LF)

Looking for personal assistants to work with a elderly lady with dementia to recieve 4 calls per day 7 days per week, would work best with 2 PA's to cover each other or on a rota system basis. Morning 45 mins, lunch 30 mins, tea 30 mins, evening 30 mins but no set times

  • Hours :           17.50 hours per week
  • 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 Assistant (5004546LF)

We are looking for a personal assistant to work with an 11 year old boy with a learning disability and Cerebal Palsy, he is a wheel chair user with limited communication. 6 hours in school holidays to be used flexibly for social support.

  • Hours :          6.00 hours in school holidays
  • 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. 

 

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