PA Vacancy

Personal Assistant (PA/Jarrow/Gateshead)

Personal Assistants x 2  – (5015931)

Two Personal Assistants are required to support a 9 year old girl with autism, support is to be delivered on a 2:1 basis.

Cover is required for the last four weeks of the school holidays to support with accessing community activities such as walks, arts and crafts, make up, beach visits and possibly swimming.

Some personal care will also be involved including prompting for toileting.

Experience of working with children with autism and sensory issues would be beneficial as our service user can be sensitive to sounds and light which can trigger challenging behaviours.

Experience and training in the following areas would also be beneficial for this job role: autism, managing challenging/aggressive behaviours, child restraint.

Our service user also experiences some food allergies which would need to be monitored during outings.

  • Hours :           12.5 hours per week per PA
  • Holidays:        5.6 weeks (pro rata)
  • Hourly Rate:   8.40 Per Hour
  • Area:             Jarrow/Gateshead

For an application, please contact the Self Directed Support Team at Self.DirectedSupportTeam@southtyneside.gov.uk quoting the ref number (5015931).

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