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Social Care Personal Assistant job vacancies

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

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

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

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

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

How to apply

To apply for one of the vacancies below: 

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

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


Female Personal Assistant (2001599)

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

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

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

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


Personal Assistant (189963)

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

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

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

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


Personal Assistant (220975)

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

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

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

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


Personal Assistant (21251)

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

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

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

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


Male or Female Personal Assistant (8703)

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

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

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

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


Personal Assistant (49862)

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

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

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

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


Personal Assistant (161336)

Looking for a personal assistant for a 17 year old female to attend an activity of her choice, i.e. social club, cinema, amusements etc mainly on a Thursday night. Must be flexible as service user has epilepsy and may need to re-arrange at short notice.  Experience with epilepsy and a car owner preferred but not essential.  Holiday periods 4 hours flexible when clubs not on.

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

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

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


Personal Assistant (2005889)

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

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

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

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


Personal Assistant (150828)

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

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

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

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


Personal Assistant (68534)

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

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

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

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


Personal Assistants (210897)

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

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

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

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


Personal Assistants (66555)

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

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

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

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


Personal Assistants (166888)

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

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

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

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


Personal Assistant (2007103)

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

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

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

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


Temporary Female Personal Assistant (12733 & 64063)

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

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

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

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


Personal Assistant (2006783)

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

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

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

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


Personal Assistant (171566)

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

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

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

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


Personal Assistant (161548) - Holiday cover

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

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

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

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


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

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

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


Personal Assistant (14655)

A personal assistant is required to support a 52 year old gentleman with a learning difficulty, this will be 2:1 support (1 PA already in place) due to challenging behaviour due to alcohol misuse. 10 hours social time in the community.  

  • Hours:          10.00 hours
  • Hourly rate:  £8.40 per hour
  • Area:            Jarrow

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

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


 

Personal Assistant (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

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

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

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

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


Personal Assistants (169042)

A personal assistant is required for a 42 year old gentleman with all aspects of daily living. A team of PA's currently supports our service user in his own home with 24 hour care.  Care is offered on a  2:1 basis and includes health care tasks included catheter care.  Experience of working with spinal injuries would be an advantage, however full training will be provided.  The senior PA can provide further information on the full job role duties.  

  • Hours:             12 Hour shifts (provided on monthly rota)
  • Holidays:         5.6 weeks per year
  • Hourly Rate:    £10.0 per hour
  • Area:               South Shields

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

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


Personal Assistants (235414)

We are looking for a male personal assistant to assist a gentleman in sheltered accommodation with Parkinson, his health can fluctuate so can have good and bad days. Currently looking for 3.50 hours per week but this may increase on review.  

  • Hours:             3.50 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

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


Personal Assistant - Temp contract only (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.  Our service user also has social time hours on Friday to access the community.  Hours will be 1.5hours each morning and 6 hours social time on a Friday.

  • Hours:             16.5 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

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

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