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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:  £9.00 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.


 

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:  £9.00 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 (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:   £9.00 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 a personal assistant for 3 hours over 2 days, daily living tasks and to cover holidays and sickness as already PA in place covering most of the care package.

  • Hours :           3.00 hours per week
  • Holidays:        5.6 weeks (pro rata)
  • Hourly Rate:   £9.00 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:   £9.00 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 (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:   £9.00
  • 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. 


 

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:   £9.00
  • 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 (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:   £9.00
  • 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:   £9.00
  • 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:   £9.00
  • 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 (2690LF)

Looking for personal assistants to work with a elderly lady with dementia. Calls are 30 mins each and will be a night time call 7 days per week and a tea time call Mon, Tues, Sat and sun. Will be working within a small team for cover etc.

  • Hours :           5.50 hours per week
  • Hourly Rate:   £9.00
  • 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:   £9.00
  • 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 (166419NB)

We are looking for a personal assistant to work with a male in his 40's living with MS.  Support would be required each morning between Monday to Friday, for 1.5 hours each day.  The role will involve personal care and will be to support our service user out of bed, to get showered and dressed.  Additional social time hours may also be available

  • Hours :          7.5 Hours per week (plus additional social time)
  • Hourly Rate:   NMW to £9.00
  • 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 (2011020NB)

We are looking for a personal assistant to work with a female in her 50's living in the South Shields area.  Support would be required to help with all aspects of daily living and medication prompts.  Hours are 10 per week to be agreed with our service user but will mostly be to support during mornings.

  • Hours :          10 Hours per week (days and times to be agreed)
  • Hourly Rate:   NMW to £9.00
  • 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 (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:   £9.00
  • 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:   £9.00
  • 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:   £9.00
  • 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 (64188 NB)

We are looking for a personal assistant to support an existing PA providing care to our service user who has MS.  Our service user is in her 40's and currently requires support with all aspects of daily living including personal care, meal preparation, hoisting and transfers.  Our service user is non-weight bearing and does use an electric wheelchair.  Hours would include Tuesday breakfast and lunch calls, 7:30 to 8:30 and 11:15 to 12:15. Support would also be required one Sunday each month including 3 calls, breakfast, lunch and tea. Hours will also be available to cover holidays and sickness.

  • Hours :           Approx 10 hours per month
  • Hourly Rate:   £9.00
  • 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 - (30976 NB)

A personal assistant is required to work with a lady in her late 30's . Currently resides in the South Shields area and requires support to access community activities.   Our service user has a learning disability, is visually impaired and requires support with her mobility. Hours are 12 per week to be agreed, to support with accessing community activities such as cinema, shopping, attending the library and going for walks.  Car driver preferred.

  • Hours:            12 hours
  • Holidays:        5.6 weeks
  • Hourly Rate:   £9.00
  • 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 (227789 NB)

We are looking for a personal assistant to work with an 8 year old boy with cerebral palsy affecting all four limbs.   Hours are currently 10hours per week and will be to support the family during the morning routine to help get ready before school.  Hours may also be to support after school.  Previous experience of working with children with cerebral palsy preferred.  Enhanced DBS required

  • Hours :           10.0 hours per week
  • Hourly Rate:   £9.00
  • 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. 


 Male Personal Assistant (5014404 LF)

We are looking for a male personal assistant to work a 15 year old boy with Autism, Attention Deficit Disorder and Dyspraxia, there is no learning disability present. Enjoys computer games and spending a lot of time in his bedroom, we are looking for a male who will be able support him to into leaving the home and taking him to places of interest like gaming shops etc

  • Hours :           3.00 hours per week
  • Hourly Rate:   £9.00
  • 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 Assistant (189963LF)

Support worker required to to join a team of PA's to support a young lady with a brain injury. This lady lives in her own property and we are looking for somebody to cover overnight care, ideally 3 nights per week (this can be discussed at interview as looking to build a team to work on rota basis) shift will be from 7pm to do a handover then a sleeping overnight until 8am. Any training required can be given.

  • Hours:          13.00 hour overnight (sleeping)
  • 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.


Personal Assistant x 2 (2002361LF)

Support workers required to work with a lady in her seventies, this lady has an agency but would like to start to employ her own staff small team the calls required are 4 times a day around the hours of 8am, 1pm, 5pm and 9pm all 30 min calls. If this is of interest and you would like to be a part of a small team please let us know.

  • Hours:          14.00 hours per week
  • Hourly rate:  £9.00
  • 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 (2011111 LF)

We are looking for a personal assistant to support an elderly lady with dementia on a Monday and Tuesday lunchtime (2 hours each day).  A light lunch will be required to prepare whilst you are there.  The rest of the time will be used to go for walks, keeping her company and to get her out and about. 1 PA already in place for the other days of the week.

  • Hours:          4.00 (2 hours Monday and Tuesday lunchtime cover)
  • Hourly rate:  £12.50
  • 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 (98395 LF)

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 (2000543)

We are looking for a female personal assistant to support a lady in her 80's with general day to day tasks. Our service user requires flexibility for days and times as support may be a range of shifts during the day and evenings, whilst her son is working. Support may include meal preparation, medication prompts, companionship and social time as well as supporting our service user to take their dog for a walk.  Must be dog friendly.

  • Hours:          up to 15 hours/week
  • Hourly rate:  £9.00
  • 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:  £9.00
  • 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. 

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