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Personal Assistant Vacancies
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Do you enjoy the company of people, are you reliable, able to work flexibly, have good communication
skills and willing to learn how to meet the individual needs of the person you are assisting?

If the answer is YES, then you may be interested to find out more about the Personal Assistant
vacancies we advertise for disabled people in Newcastle who receive Direct Payments.

Personal Assistant duties may include assisting with personal care, assistance with social and
educational opportunities and accessing community facilities.  Hours and wage rates vary depending

on the individual needs of the employer, available hours or job description.  A driving licence or previous

experience is not essential unless otherwise stated.

Applications from people with experience of working with disabled adults and children or
experience as a carer are particularly welcome.

Please note: These vacancies are advertised on behalf of disabled people not Disability North.
Disability North provide a support service to people in receipt of a Direct Payment.  As part of our
service we support service users in recruiting a Personal Assistant and advertise Personal Assistant
vacancies on their behalf.  Disability North is not the employer.  When we receive your application we
pass it on to the service user, the employer, who is advertising.  Our role within the recruitment is an
administration role.  We do not shortlist or appoint those decisions are made by the service user, the
employer.

(More information about working as a Personal Assistant is available on the Newcastle City Council
website at by clicking

http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/care-and-wellbeing/adult-social-care/personal-assistants)

Unless otherwise stated, all application forms must be received by 5pm on the closing date for
that particular vacancy.  Please note: employers may choose to close the vacancy early if there are high levels of interest in the position.

 

Current Personal Assistant Posts

Female Personal Assistant PRI/DP/001/17
Visually impaired lady requires female P.A. to support with everyday tasks to enable her to live independently.

Car driver essential with clean licence, must be over 25 for insurance purposes as you will be driving my car.  You must also like to be around dogs.


Further details to be discussed at interview.

Up to 12 hours per week initially (to be negotiated) – weekend working
£8.50 per hour
Fenham area

To apply you can click here and download an application pack.


Closing date: 28th April 2017

You can also email directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk and request an application pack. Quote ref no PRI/DP/001/17.

Subject to DBS checks and references.

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4.

 

Personal Assistant (NTH/DP/002/17)
Living in the Brunswick Village area (NE13), I’m a cheerful, friendly lady who needs support to maintain an independent lifestyle.  I require assistance with domestic tasks and social outings.

Car driver essential.  Subject to DBS checks.

7.5 hours average per week

3 hours shift on Tuesdays, Fridays and a 3 hour shift on alternate Saturdays.
Shifts usually start no earlier than 10am and finish by 2pm, although there will be an expectation of occasional evening work and flexibility around the times and days.

£8.50 per hour

For an application pack please click here or contact Direct Payments at directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk quoting NTH/DP/002/17.

Male Personal Assistant - Slatyford (JSC/DP/001/17)

Gentleman recovering from a stroke who lives in the Slatyford area of Newcastle is looking to employ a Male Personal Assistant (Support Worker) to help him with personal care such as showering and meal preparation at a weekend and to drive him to destinations of his choice on a Wednesday and a Sunday. It would be ideal if the applicant was also able to provide cover on a Friday.


Other than a driving licence (which is an absolute requirement), no specific qualifications are required; just need a reliable, friendly individual who is physically fit enough to assist with getting into and out of bed and the shower and who will be happy to do whatever other basic tasks, such as tidying up, shopping etc that are needed on any given day.

15 hours per week, permanent, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
£8.00 per hour
Closing date: Friday 12th May 2017

Interested applicants should click here to download an application pack or e-mail directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk quoting JSC/DP/002/17.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check or provide details to enable a DBS update service check.

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4

 

Female Personal Assistant (AA/DP/001/17)

A Personal Assistant is required to provide quality 1-1 personal and social assistance to a happy, sociable 9 year old boy, with a cheeky sense of humour.

You will accompany him to various activities in his local community and also provide some support within the home at busy times.


There is also an element of educational support in the form of ABA therapy (Applied Behaviour Analysis).  The ABA program will focus heavily on teaching communication skills, social & play skills, academic literacy and self-help skills.  Full training will be provided.

This is a great opportunity for those wishing to pursue a career in behavioural, educational, clinical psychology or speech and language therapy.

Hours: 12 hours per week term time
32 hours per week holiday time
3 posts available days and hours to be agreed.  Hours to be split amongst a team of 2/3


Wage rate: £8.50 per hour


Location: Fenham


Duration: Permanent

For an application pack please email directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk quoting ref: AA/DP/001/17 or click here and download the application form.


The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check unless they are already registered with the DBS update service.


This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4.


Closing Date:16 May 2017

Personal Assistant (ANA/DP/002/17)

A Personal Assistant is required by my 28 year old son who has ASD, a learning disability and diabetes. He lives with his family and whilst he attends a day centre during the week in term time, our son has a range of activities and interests that he likes to pursue at weekends and during the holidays.

The purpose of this job is to support him to get to and take part in these activities, which include helping around the house, going for walks, swimming, cycling, listening to music and art and craft activities.

A car driver is essential for this post.

This job would particularly suit someone with a friendly, enthusiastic manner, who enjoys being outdoors.

Kenton

6 hours every Saturday

There will also be significantly more hours available (up to 32 hours per week) during school holidays, and preference will be given to applicants who are able to work additional hours during these times

£8.30 per hour

For an application pack, please email: directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk quoting ref: ANA/DP/002/17 Or click here and download the application form.

Closing date for applications is: Friday 5th May 2017

This post is subject to references and satisfactory DBS checks.

 

Personal Assistant (JFR/DP/002/17)

Disabled lady in the New York area of North Tyneside is looking to recruit a Personal Assistant to assist with all household tasks that due to her health she is unable to do herself.  This involves everything from cooking and cleaning to assistance to get shopping, do laundry and keep the house in a good general condition.


A significant part of the role is meal preparation (except breakfast) so applicants will need to be available at suitable times to do this.

The main bulk of the job is not to deliver personal care, but this may be necessary on occasion and as a result the position is only open to female applicants.

Flexibility around working hours and a friendly caring personality are more important than qualifications.

Applications from people of all ages will be considered.

A full driving licence, valid for use in the UK, is desirable.


Initially 11 hours per week, plus additional hours as agreed.


£8.00 per hour gross

Interested applicants can download an application pack here or can email for an application pack quoting reference ‘JFR/DP/002/17’ to directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk.

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4

Closing date: Friday 5th May 2017

 

Personal Assistants (DBL/DP/002/17)
A young gentleman living in the Heaton area of Newcastle requires a number of Personal Assistants (2 or 3) to join his team, to enable him to live an independent life both in his family home and at his workplace based in the city centre.

14 hour day shift posts are available on the following days; Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded here or email directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk for an application form (reference DBL/DP/002/17)

Driver essential.

The post is subject to DBS checks and references.

£8.35 per hour - Permanent contract

Closing date: 10th April 2017

 

Personal Assistant (BA/DP/001/17)
A Personal Assistant is required by a gentleman in his 60’s to support him in managing his flat, particularly around the amount of items he buys and then stores and supporting him in managing and developing strategies to reduce this.

The role may also include managing his paperwork, making phone calls, returning items to shops and helping him to arrange appointments as well as liaising with services working with him and acting on your initiative to alleviate difficult situations or stresses.  His hobbies include model boat building, photography and woodwork.

This would be a role suitable for someone friendly outgoing and patient.  You must have respect for an individual’s way of living.

Walker area
4.5 hours per week
£9.00 per hour

For an application pack please email directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk quoting ref:BA/DP/001/17 Or click here and download the application form.


Closing date for applications is 19 April.

This post is subject to references and satisfactory DBS checks.

 

Personal Assistant - Ref: TAH/DP/01/17
Personal Assistant is required for a gentleman with a long term health condition.

The role is to support me to be able take part in activities that I enjoy out and about in the community.  I am a keen gardener and DIY enthusiast who also enjoys attending Car Boot sales from time to time.  I am looking for someone who shares these interests and is reliable and flexible.

Hours: 2.5 hours per week to be used flexibly.  May be used as 5 hours per fortnight depending on need.
Wage: £8.50 per hour
Location: Fenham

For an application pack please email directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk quoting ref: TAH/DP/001/17 or click here and download the application form in Direct Payments, Current PA vacancies.


Closing date: 1st May 2017

Post is subject to DBS check and references.

 

Female Personal Assistant

Active lady requires PA to assist with all aspects of daily living, including personal care, social activities, household cleaning, cooking, and voluntary work related meetings.


The work will be to cover my full-time PA, while on holiday or sick.

Candidate should like cats.

The position is ideal for self-motivated, cheerful and reliable individual who is outgoing and eager to learn the role.

Applicants without previous experience of Health Care or Personal Assistant work are actively encouraged to apply as all necessary training will be provided.

Exact hours will be agreed with the successful candidate, to fit in with an existing rota.

Wage: £8.00 per hour
Location: North Shields

In addition to the agreed hours, additional hours will be available.

For an application pack please email helenspeight@yahoo.com

Closing date: 28th April 2017

Post is subject to DBS check and references.
This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4.

 

Personal Assistant (FBR/DP/001/17)
I have complex health conditions and am looking to appoint a Personal Assistant to help with social activity, getting out of the house, accompanying me to appointments etc.

Applicants will also need to be happy to carry out basic household tasks within the home as part of their role.


Full details of the role are available in the application pack. For an application pack please email directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk quoting ref: FBR/DP/001/17 or click here and download the application form in Direct Payments, Current PA vacancies.

Hours: 7 hours per week
Wage: £8.60 per hour
Location: Walker

Closing date: Tuesday 25th April 2017

 

Female Personal Assistants (2 roles) - Ref: REL/DP/001/17
Active professional lady requires PA to assists with all aspects of daily living, including personal care, social activities, household cleaning, cooking, and work related meetings.

Additional hours are always available.

The role also includes ad hoc sleepover shifts. The exact hours are flexible to be agreed to fit into an existing 24/7 rota.

Candidate should like dogs.

The position is ideal for self-motivated, cheerful and reliable individual who is outgoing and eager to learn the role.

Applicants without previous experience of Health Care or Personal Assistant work are actively encouraged to apply as all necessary training will be provided.

Exact hours will be agreed with the successful candidate, to fit in with an existing rota.

5 - 10 hours per week for each job (sleepovers to be agreed)
Wage: £8.30 per hour
£60 per sleepover


Location: Jesmond

In addition to the agreed hours, sleepover shifts and additional hours will be available.


For an application pack please email directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk quoting ref: REL/DP/001/17 or click here and download the application form.


Closing date: 28th April 2017

Post is subject to DBS check and references.

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4.

 

Personal Assistants required (NCO/DP/001/17)

A Personal Assistant is required by my brother who is 44 years old and has a learning disability and epilepsy (this is well controlled with medication).

He is a warm and affectionate person who lives in his own home with a lot of support from his family, but as independently as possible.

The role would involve supporting him around his personal care, domestic tasks and supporting him to stay safely in his home.

My brother also needs support to get out into the community where he enjoys activities such as playing pool, bowling and visiting different places.  He also really enjoys eating out.

My brother is happy to use public transport, but he really enjoys travelling by car.

This job would particularly suit someone with a friendly, enthusiastic manner.

Newbiggin Hall

20 hour per week

Hours to be worked between 9.30am-6pm Monday to Friday.  Shift patterns to be arranged with successful candidates (some flexibility will be required and there may be occasional need for evening or weekend working - time off in lieu would be given during the week for this).

£8.10 per hour

For an application pack, please email: directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk quoting ref: NCO/DP/001/17 Or click here and download the application form.

Closing date for applications is 28th April 2017

This post is subject to references and satisfactory DBS checks.

 

Female Personal Assistant (LB/DP/001/17)

A Female PA is required for a friendly lady who requires support around the physical aspects of maintaining a home and caring for two children.  She has a degenerative disc disease along with arthritis and sciatica.

The role will also involve some support around preparing meals and batch cooking.


The support would be between the hours of 9.30am-12.30pm Monday-Friday and 3 hours Saturday and Sunday (flexible hours to be agreed).


The post is to be split between 2 PAs.

Newburn Area
21 hours per week (2 roles)

£8.29 per hour

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4.


Subject to references and satisfactory DBS checks.

For an application pack please click here or email directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk quoting LB/DP/001/17.

Closing date for applications is 17th April

 

Female Personal Assistant (KT/DP/002/17)
A Female Personal Assistant is required to work as part of a Team of PAs to support a woman with a physical disability.  Support is required in all areas of daily living as well as with her varied work commitments and social activities.

The role may also include some travel depending on work and social commitments.


Based from the woman’s family home you will work within a rota covering 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Newcastle, Heaton
28+ hours
To work as part of a 24/7 rota
£8.14 per hour

For an application pack please email directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk quoting ref: KT/DP/002/17 or click here and download the application form.

Closing date for applications is April 19th.

This post is subject to references and satisfactory DBS checks.

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4

 

Personal Assistant Required – Must speak fluent Bengali (NMI/DP/002/17)

A Personal Assistant is required to support a gentleman with a long term health condition in his own home.

You will be working in a family home offering support around personal care, enabling attendance of appointments as required and support to take part in activities in the community. You will also be required to take the children of the family to and from school when needed.


The post requires that applicants have previous experience of working in the care sector, a full, clean driving licence and access to their own transport.

Hours: 9.5 hours per week (45 minutes every morning and afternoon Monday to Friday and 2 hours on a Saturday).
Rates of Pay: £8 per hour gross
Location: Fenham


For an application pack, please email: directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk quoting ref: NMI/DP/002/17 or click here and download the application form.


The position is subject to the satisfactory references and a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Closing date: Friday 21st April 2017

Female Personal Assistant (HER/DP/001/17)
Hourly rate £8.00
Heaton Area
2 hours per week (there may be additional hours available in the future)

Friendly lady with a keen interest in the arts requires a personal assistant to help her with shopping, light household tasks, light lifting (up to 15 kg), and light gardening (plant pots, no digging), enabling her to maintain her independence.

Experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided in all aspects of the job. A current driving licence and own transport is required.  It is vital that applicants are flexible regarding their working hours. 

The successful candidate will be energetic, have a sense of humour a caring attitude, and be willing to provide personal care if required and be happy working in a home with a cat.

To apply you can download an application pack here or alternatively email: directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk, quoting HER/DP/001/17.

Closing date: 21st April 2017

The successful applicant will be expected to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check, unless they are already registered with the DBS update service. There is no charge to the applicant for the DBS check.

 

Female Personal Assistant (LOC/DP/002/17)

A Female Personal Assistant is required by a lively and friendly 25 year old lady with a learning disability who needs support with most aspects of daily living.  Your job will be to support this lady with the personal and social assistance that she needs to enable her to live a fulfilling life.

This lady has a range of interests such as swimming, bowling, going to pubs and cafes, discos and generally being out and about and socialising.

This job would particularly suit someone with a friendly, enthusiastic manner and who likes dogs. Must be a driver with full, clean driving licence.

10 hours per week (to be worked on a Thursday 5 hours in the morning and 5 hours in the evening)

West Denton

£8 per hour

For an application pack, please email: directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk quoting ref: LOC/DP/002/17 Or click here and download the application form.

Closing date for applications is Friday 21st April 2017.

This post is subject to references and satisfactory DBS checks.

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4.

 

Female Personal Assistant (JB/DP/003/17)

Friendly and outgoing disabled woman (wheelchair user) requires a Female Personal Assistant to assist with personal care, domestic and social activities.  Required to cover holiday time, to be discussed further at interview.

Driving licence preferable but not essential.

Post subject to enhanced DBS check.

Required for holiday cover.  Including summer holidays end of July-Sept

Heaton area
15 hours per week Sunday – Tuesday
(5 hours per day- 4 hours AM and 1 hour PM)

For an application pack please email directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk or click here and download the application form.

Quote Reference: JB/DP/003/17. 


Closing date for applications is 11th April 2017

To start as soon as possible.

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4

Are you looking for a job which is rewarding and fun?
We are searching for personal assistants who are enthusiastic, motivated and experienced to help support a young gentleman in North Tyneside who has complex needs, including requiring PEG feeding.

You will be working as part of a team to help support him in his day to day requirements as well as various hobbies and interests.

Full and part time posts available, Must have experience in a similar role.


NVQ and training will be provided.


Drivers preferred due to the nature of the job.

wage £9.00 per hour


Telephone 01670 760967 to request an application form.


Quoting Reference Gas/Cull/001/17

Employment will be subject to references and enhanced DBS Disclosure.   Disclosure expenses will be met by the employer.


The employer has claimed an exception under the equality act 2010

Care Assistant/Personal Assistant (Female)

Required for young lady in Tynemouth.

Must be self-motivated, caring and flexible.  Able to assist with personal care, shopping, meal preparation and daily living.


Successful applicants will be required to provide an enhanced DBS Disclosure.  If applicants do not have a current DBS Disclosure expenses will be met by the employer.

For further information or to express an interest in the position please contact 01670 760967.

The employer has claimed an exception under the Equality Act 2010.

£10 per hour
16 hours per week (additional hours available)

Closing date Friday 31st March

 

Male Personal Assistant (DAC/DPNT/001/16)
I am recruiting a Male Personal Assistant providing discreet assistance to me, on a one-to-one basis as a disabled guy in my own home, away and in my community.

Applicants should be confident to cope with seizures, provide occasional personal care, use hoists, be happy to drive my car and sometimes work away from home.

All training will be provided so previous experience is not essential.

Must work in an anti-racist, anti-sexist and non-homophobic manner.

North Tyneside - £9.25 per hour
2 days per week, approx 15 hours per day
Weekend working required

Please click here for more information on the vacancy. 

The skills required can be found here, and if you are interested in applying please click here for an Application Form and Cover Letter or email directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk ref: DAC/DPNT/001/16 to request a pack.

Completed applications can be either be emailed to directpayments@disabilitynorth.org.uk or posted to Disability North, The Dene Centre, Castle Farm Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 1PH.

This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4.

 

Personal Assistants (Dunston, Gateshead)

Skilled carers required to work term time before and after school.  An immediate start until the end of June.

Two carers will be supporting a young 13 year old boy who has complex needs, is autistic and profoundly deaf.

At least one of the carers needs to have some signing and the willingness to improve and develop signing with support from the employer.

There will be a two hour morning shift (7am until 9am) and a two hour after school shift (3.45 until 5.45pm).

Duties are mainly home based: supporting meal times, personal care and engaging in sensory and fun play.

£10 per hour and a full DBS check will be taken.

There are also opportunities to work in the holidays and the opportunity to recommence term time work in September 2017.

There will also be the option to take part in a paid beginners BSL signing course.  Please contact 07944350292 for further information or to arrange an interview. 

 


 

 

 

 

 



 

 





 



 

 

 



 

 


 


     

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