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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 join a team of PA's to support a young lady with a brain injury. This lady lives in her own property and requires 24 hour continued support with recovery, activities and appointments. Care is provided on a team rota system in advance so flexibility will be required. However it is important that a slow introduction is established before overnight shifts can be introduced (this will be discussed at interview) Essential to hold driving license to transport in mobility car. 

  • Hours:
    • 8am - 4/5pm 2:1
    • 5/6 pm - 10pm 2:1
    • 10pm - 6am 1:1 (from 7pm)
  • Hourly Rate: £10.00 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.


 


1 x Personal Assistant (2011020CR)

We are looking for a female Personal Assistant to support a lady in her 50's with mobility difficulties.  This person must be flexible around the days and times as help will vary from day to day.  You will be required to assist with all aspects of daily living, personal care, social time, domestic and appointments.  Start time will be mid-morning, days and times can be discussed at interview.  The earliest this post is available is from 30/06/2021.  Car driver would be beneficial but not essential and must like pets as this lady owns a cat.

  • Hours :           10hrs over 5 days (flexibly)
  • Holidays:        5.6 weeks (pro rata)
  • Hourly Rate:   £9.50 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.  (Application Forms Only will be accepted)

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.


1 x Personal Assistant (91989 CR)

We are looking for a female PA to cover a four week holiday period from 12 July 2021 to 18 August 2021 for 21 hours per week, to support the daily living of a 58 year old gentleman who suffers with FND (Functional Neurological Disorder). Your list of duties will include: vacuum and steam the floors, personal care (partly assist in the shower), apply pain relief heat gels, straighten and change bedding, cook fresh meals and clean up afterwards, ensure medical/hygiene supplies are stocked and easy to hand, support with correspondence, help with wheelchair and any other duties will be discussed at interview. This post is to utilise the full 21hrs per week for the five 1/2 week period however for the right candidate 5hrs per week maybe made permanent.

  • Hours :           21hrs per week over 7 days 11am -1pm & 6pm - 7pm
  • Please Note: times will vary to accompany to medical appointments so flexibility on those days is essential
  • Hourly Rate:   £9.50 p/h
  • 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:   £9.50 p/h
  • 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 (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:  £9.50
  • 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 Cerebral 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:   £9.50
  • 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 (169042NB)

We are looking for personal assistants to join a team working with a male in his 40's with a spinal injury, personality disorder and adjustment issues.  Support would be required to help with all aspects of daily living including personal care, catheter care, skin care management, feeding, attending and arranging appointments, moving and handling  and shopping.  Client receives 2:1 care 24 hours per day. Client also has very low dexterity in both hands.  Full time and part time hours are available and you will need to work with the established team, and adapt to the clients routines.  Must be dog friendly

  • Hours :           Night shift 8PM - 8AM
  • Hourly Rate:   £10 per hr
  • 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 (188841LF)

We are looking for a personal assistant to transport 3 children from home to a local school (all same school) on a morning and also pick up tea time Monday to Friday. This would be half hour each way, 5 hours per week.

  • Hours :           5.00 hours per week
  • Hourly Rate:   £9.50 p/h
  • 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 (164732LF)

We are looking for a personal assistant to work with a 14 year old boy with a moderate learning disability to support him socially to enjoy the community and interact outside of the family home. The plan is for 3 hours per week which is flexible throughout the week.

  • Hours :           3.00 hours per week
  • Hourly Rate:   £9.50 p/h
  • 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 (151529LF)

We are looking for a personal assistant to cover emergencies, holidays and sickness leave, this will not be on a weekly plan only as and when required. The lady looking for a personal assistant is 93 years old and requires support from 2 PA's at a time using a hoist. The calls required would be from 8am to 4 pm, 5 calls per day to assist in turning and personal care. 8am 30 mins, 10am 1 hour and alternative days 1.5 hours, 12 30 mins, 2pm 15 mins and 4pm 30 mins. You would be assisting the other PA in all calls.

  • Hours :           2.45 mins to 3.15 mins per day
  • Hourly Rate:   £9.50 p/h
  • 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 (2002361SW)

A Personal Assistant is required to work with a lady in her seventies, this post will be to join an existing PA and to work two hour per week, the calls required are 4 times a day around the hours of 8am, 1pm, 5pm and 9pm all 30 min calls.  Additional hours will also be available to cover any holiday periods and sickness. If this is of interest and you would like to be a part of a small team please let us know.

  • Hours:          2.0 hours per week plus holiday cover
  • Hourly rate:  £9.50 p/h
  • 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 Quoting the reference number.

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


Personal Assistant (98395 LF)

Please note: This position is currently on hold

We are looking for a personal assistant to join a team to cover a 24/7 package of nursing care. Package of care up and running but would like to add an additional member for up to 40 hours per week - to be discussed. Gentleman in his fifties with Muscular Dystrophy and nursed in bed living in the Jarrow area. Medical training would be provided.  DBS will be required but this can be provided.

  • Hours:          up to 40 hours
  • Hourly rate:  £12.05
  • 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 Quoting the reference number.

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


Female Personal Assistant (200365 NB)

We are looking for a female Personal Assistant to work with a 14 year old girl with ASD, ADHD, learning disabilities and mobility issues to support with social activities during the school holidays. The PA must have previous experience and knowledge of SEN and be a driver with access to a vehicle. Enhanced DBS is also an essential requirement of the post. Support during October half term would be 6 hours over Wednesday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday, flexibility required. Hours will be available during the Xmas break.

  • Hours:          6 hours per week (school holidays only)
  • Hourly rate:  £9.50 p/h
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year (pro rata)
  • 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.


Female Personal Assistant (64188SW)

We are looking for a female Personal Assistant to work with a lady in her 40's with MS.  Support will be required with all aspects of daily living including personal care. This lady is non weight bearing and uses a wheelchair. Hours are up to 16 alternate weekends.  Our service user does have a dog and would prefer a PA who is dog friendly.

  • Hours:          up to 16 hours per week 
  • Hourly rate:  £9.50 p/h
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year (pro rata)
  • 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 (219080NB)

We are looking for a Personal Assistant to support a family and their 9 year old daughter who has muscular dystrophy.  Hours will be Monday to Friday 7.30 am to 8.30am (term time only) to support with their morning routine and getting our service user ready for school. An additional 3 hours will also be required over the weekend (for 50 weeks per year). Experience of working with children would be preferred and an enhanced DBS is essential.

  • Hours:          5 hours per week (term time). 3 hours per weekend
  • Hourly rate:  £9.50 p/h
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year (pro rata)
  • 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 (186702SW)

We are looking for a Personal Assistant to work with a 30yr old female with MS.  The PA must be flexible as holiday cover will be required.  A female is preferred as there will be personal care tasks. They must be a dog lover and a none smoker. Days and times to be discussed with employer.

  • Hours:          UP to 20hrs per week
  • Hourly rate:  £9.50 p/h
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year (pro rata)
  • 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 (155748SW)

We are looking for a Female Personal Assistant to work with a lady in her 70's who suffers from COPD and panic attacks. This post is for carer relief as this lady does not like to left alone.  Experience of working with someone with panic attacks is essential.  Your duties will include, personal care (when required), social and some domestic.  The hours are normally 3 x 3 hrs a day, although flexibility will be required.  Would suit someone in the same area.  Days and times to be discussed with employer.

  • Hours: 9hrs per week (days and times to be arranged with employer)
  • Hourly rate:  £9.50 p/h
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year (pro rata)
  • 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 (2007064)

We are looking for a 2 x Personal Assistants to work with a 21 year old man with profound learning and physical disabilities. 5 hours per week to take the service user swimming. PA's will need to be trained in manual handling  and using hoists and have experience of working with people with severe learning disabilities who are non verbal. Days and times to be discussed with employer.

  • Hours:          5hrs per week x 2 PA's
  • Hourly rate:  £9.50 p/h
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year (pro rata)
  • 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 (219080NB)

We are looking for a Personal Assistants to work with a 10 year old girl with muscular dystrophy and muscle eye brain disease, who is non verbal. PA support is required during the morning routine to help and support the family in getting her ready for school. 1 hour Monday to Friday, term time and an additional 3 hours support over a weekend. Times to be confirmed by family.

  • Hours:          5hrs per week Mon - Fri (term time only) + 3 hours on a weekend
  • Hourly rate:  £9.50 p/h
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year (pro rata)
  • 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 (213948NB)

We are looking for a Personal Assistants to work with a 10 year old boy with epilepsy and global genetic delay, who is non verbal. PA support is required during the morning routine to help and support the family in getting him ready for school/and during the holidays . 1 hour Monday to Friday. Times to be confirmed by family although likely to be 7:30 am to 8;30am.

  • Hours:          5hrs per week Mon - Fri
  • Hourly rate:  £9.50 p/h
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year (pro rata)
  • 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.


Female Personal Assistant (171136CR)

We are looking for a female PA to support a 71yr lady who is wheelchair dependent.  Your duties would include 2hrs support in a morning to get up, dressed, personal care, breakfast/hot drink, domestic and an evening visit 30minutes to support with going to bed.  As this lady is wheelchair dependent she will require someone to help with transfers from bed to chair, chair to bed.  You must be flexible in your approach to the hours as on some days you will be required to accompany this lady on public transport to the bank to pay bills.  Please note this lady also owns two cats and two dogs and is a smoker.

Hours: 17 ½ hours per week 11am - 1pm & 8pm - 8.30pm (7 days a week)

Pay: £9.50 per hourA

Annual Leave: 5.6 holidays per annum, pro rata

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 (5005806NB)

A PA is required to work with an 8 year old boy  4-6 hours one day per week. Experience of working with children who are non verbal and severely autistic would be required. This child is still using nappies, he is able to walk but uses a wheel chair for longer distances,. He has no awareness of danger and will not walk for long.  Experience of dealing with challenging behaviours  would also be beneficial.

Support would be required to accompany the  family on days out to care for  him or to take him out for an afternoon/morning to a place he enjoys, eg trampolining, a park, the beach.

  • Hours:          4-6 hours one day per week 
  • Hourly rate:  £9.50 p/h
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year (pro rata)
  • 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.


Female Personal Assistant (105902)

A PA is required to work with a lady in her 40's to support with all aspects of daily living.  Hours are 19 per week to be agreed with service user/social worker. 

  • Hours:          19 hours  per week 
  • Hourly rate:  £9.50 p/h
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year (pro rata)
  • 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.


Male Personal Assistant (55476)

Personal assistant required to care for a 24 year old young man including personal care, hoisting and pad changes, experience in moving and handling is required.  Hours will be on  Saturdays twice per month for four hours each and occasionally to cover holidays and sickness. You will be required to drive a power wheelchair and be capable of doing a gastrostomy feed or must be willing to learn. Must be tolerant to repetitive talking and be able to use own initiative .To assist parent on outings/shopping but may need to be left alone from time to time. Rate of pay is £8.91to £9.50 per hour.  Driving licence would be preferred. 

  • Hours:           2 Saturdays per month  
  • Hourly rate:   £8.91 to £9.50 p/h
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year (pro rata)
  • 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 (159896NB)

A personal assistant is required to support a 48 year male to access the community/social time.  Hours will be 3 hours per week and will be agreed by the service user.  This male has had a stroke which has resulted in left sided paralysis, he uses a manual wheelchair whilst at home and an electric scooter when outside. 

  • Hours:           3 hours per week 
  • Hourly rate:   £9.50 p/h
  • Holidays:      5.6 weeks per year (pro rata)
  • 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.

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