Location: Wallsend

Hours of work:  7 hours per week weekends + opportunity for extra hours holiday/sickness cover.

Rate of pay: £12.00 per hour

 

I am registered severely sight impaired, I live with my 2 children, my guide dog and my pet dog.  I love going on long walks with the dogs and sitting down for a coffee and cake after.  I am a keen baker, my son thinks I should open a cake shop they are so delicious! In the spring and summer we like to try and grow things in the garden.  We enjoy days out at weekends and school holidays to National Trust, soft play, swimming, trampolining with my children.  The position will involve assisting me to get out into the community by acting as a pair of eyes for me. To do this I require someone who is confident with verbal communication and can drive my automatic car. In the home I require support with a variety of domestic tasks.

Training will be provided for the role, having enthusiasm and a positive attitude towards Disabled people along with a sense of humour are very important attributes for my PA to have.

A clean valid driving licence is essential for this role.  You must be over 25 years old for insurance purposes.

 

Here you can download a detailed Job Description with all of the information about the role.

Positions are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS criminal record check.

There is a genuine occupational requirement for the holder of this post to be male/female in accordance with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 and Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4.

 

Closing date: This vacancy will close as soon as a suitable candidate is appointed.

At the time of starting their employment, the successful candidate must have permission to work in the U.K.

 

 

Female Personal Care Assistant x 3 positions

Hours: Maximum of 5 hours per week hours to be arranged

Rate of Pay: £11.75 per hour (mileage allowance provided)

Area: Based in Forest Hall, North Tyneside.

 

Seeking 3 female care assistants, each to work separately, working 4-5 hours each, per week.  Hours can be spread over week, but client needs consistency so she will expect you to commit to the same hours/days every week.

Employee has hearing difficulties, so it is essential that candidates speak clearly and well. Patience is paramount.

Experience is not essential as trained on the job will be provided where required, but reliability and punctuality are vital.

Our client has a lung condition and asthma, so it is essential that you are fully vaccinated against Covid, including boosters, and that you are a non-smoker.  You need to be strong enough to push and lift a wheelchair, and to assist our client in and out of chairs, etc.

The ideal applicant will be committed and able to work the set and agreed hours every week. She will respect the client’s privacy and understand her need for confidentiality.

She will have a good telephone manner and be capable of using Word, with good basic typing skills, & reasonable spelling & grammar skills, as she will be required to do admin such as making phone calls, typing letters, etc.

 

Personal Assistant Tasks

The work involves some or all the following tasks: some duties are on a rota basis. As client’s needs vary, it is important that you are flexible about the work and agree to undertake other reasonable tasks.

Personal Requirements: Support to get in/out of bed, car, or wheelchair. Support with hair washing/ drying.

Pushing wheelchair and driving client: Taking client shopping, to visit friends & family, & access the community.

General domestic duties: General housework, including cleaning, dusting, hoovering, mopping floors. Preparation and cooking of meals and drinks and clearing up. Changing bed. Occasional laundry and ironing.

 

Subject to references and DBS checks.

This is permanent position with 5.6 weeks paid holiday per year. All pay done by payroll company, including tax & NI.

Petrol is paid per mile for any driving done during working hours on employer’s behalf.

There is a genuine occupational requirement for the holder of this post to be male/female in accordance with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 and Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4.

 

This vacancy will close as soon as a suitable candidate is appointed.

At the time of starting their employment, the successful candidate must have permission to work in the U.K.

 

 

 

 

 

Reporting to: Direct Payment Employer

Location: North Tyneside

Hours of work: Various shifts available

Full and part time hours available covering a 24/7 rota

Rate of pay: £11.44 per hour

 

An opportunity to join an exciting new PA team to provide high-quality person-centred support, working within a family environment.

 

Job purpose:

To support our son in all aspects of his care and support. To enable him to live independently within our family home, enable him to access the leisure activities of his choosing, ensure his health care needs are met and monitored and to provide a high standard of care and support.

About the person:

You will work with our son, who is a 44 year old young man, he likes to be sociable and has a good sense of humour. He responds well to and likes a consistent staff team who he can build up trust with. He generally likes to be out and about, and he has a large wheelchair accessible vehicle (automatic). He likes going for long walks, pre pandemic he engaged in many activities including swimming, steam train rides, he has season tickets for English Heritage etc and is a season ticket holder for NUFC.

Our son has very complex learning difficulties including Autism, and complex health needs. He is PEG fed and uses cough assist and nocturnal non-invasive ventilation. Sometimes his complex learning difficulties and health needs can present challenges, so we are looking for patient and caring staff.

Due to our son’s healthcare needs he receives 2:1 support at all times. You will work as part of a team consisting of PAs and family members.

Some experience whether formal or informal is required. Further training, where necessary, will be provided.

Please see the Job Description

A driving licence and the ability to drive an automatic wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV) is desirable for most shifts.

 

Closing date: This vacancy will close as soon as a suitable candidate is appointed.

At the time of starting their employment, the successful candidate must have permission to work in the U.K.