Reporting to: Direct Payment Employer

Location: Newbiggin by the Sea

Hours of work: 1 hour per week 4 x 15 minute telephone calls Saturday and Sunday mornings and evenings

Rate of pay: £10.42 per hour


A fantastic job opportunity to support a lady living in Newbiggin by the Sea. Are you a natural encourager, good listener, patient and motivating?

Then this could be the perfect role for you and you would be providing essential support at a time when it is much needed.


Job purpose:

To provide a listening ear, encouragement prompting and support.

The role is very much about supporting me to do things rather than doing things for me.

About the employer:

I live in the seaside town of Newbiggin by the Sea. I have a dog who is friendly. I am looking for someone who can provide encouragement and motivation and help to reduce the isolation that I currently experience by giving me 2 x 15 minute phone calls on a Saturday and Sunday morning and evening.

I am looking for someone who has experience of supporting people who have depression and anxiety, this may be formal or informal experience.

For further information please see the  job description


Due to the nature of the role only female applicants will be considered. This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010 schedule 9 paragraphs 1 – 4

The post will be subject to Subject to DBS checks and references


Closing date: 4th January 2024

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


Hours: 36 hours per week – Rolling rota to include weekends and waking nights – 12 hrs shifts – 3 posts available

Rate of Pay: £15.04 per hour

Area: Cramlington


Main Role:

To support a physically disabled Biology graduate to live as independently as possible, beginning in the family home with a view to moving into her own home in the future. You will work as part of a 24hr care team with 12hr shifts including waking overnights.

Job role:

Includes meal preparation, medication administration, application of braces to several joints & personal care, as well as enabling the employer to participate in all aspects of daily life. This includes regular social activities (concerts, cinema & nights out), attending hospital appointments & work placements within local primary schools in preparation for doing teaching qualifications in the future.

Must have:

The role requires close personal contact with an individual who is extremely vulnerable to the risk of infection and disease transmission. Preference may be given to applicants who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Careful consideration will be given to applicants who can show the vaccination is not suitable for them on reasonable grounds.

Afull clean driving licence is required.

Candidates must be non-smokers due to medical reasons and life-threatening allergy to cigarette smoke.

You must be reliable, trustworthy & professional attitude & be able to follow instructions & protocols.


Contracted hours will be as follows: 

Block 12hr Shifts 8-8, must be flexible and willing to cover sickness and holidays within the team to ensure employers care needs are met at all times, as follows:

Post 1. Monday & Tuesday dayshift (8:00-20:00) Saturday nightshift (20:00-8:00)

Post 2. Tuesday & Wednesday nightshift (20:00-8:00) & Saturday Dayshift (08:00-20:00)

Post 3. Sunday dayshift (08:00-20:00) Thursday & Friday nightshift (20:00-8:00)

Post 4. Monday nightshift (20:00- 8:00) & Friday dayshift (8:00- 20:00)

Contract of employment is permanent and holiday pay is 5.6 weeks pro-rata.


* Please Note female applicants need only apply


All appropriate training will be given on the job – but some prior care experience is essential.

An Enhanced certificate of Disclosure (DBS) will be obtained for successful candidates (at employer’s expense) and references will be requested if successful at interview.


For more information and to request an application form please contact

Reference ID: SM/MH/CRAM


Closing date: 19th December 2023

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





Role: Personal Assistant- Enabler

Hours: 10 hours per week

Rate: £11.91 per hour

Area: Bedlington, Northumberland


Role Responsibilities

  • To provide an enabling support 10 hours per week, to be arranged flexibly.
  • Support with access to the community and engage in a wide range of local activities, including outdoor activities i.e., local walks, parks and visiting places of interest. Has a love of Blyth Spartans so enjoying football matches would be huge advantage.
  • To explore volunteering opportunities, visiting various organisations and increase the possibility for opportunities.
  • Support to use local transport and to maintain independence when and if required.

Car driver with own vehicle essential and it must be insured for business use.

Personal Attributes:

  • Have a positive understanding of the autistic spectrum and related abilities
  • Have a high degree of initiative
  • Have a good sense of humour
  • Enjoy listening to music
  • Be punctual and reliable
  • Be flexible
  • Have a happy positive caring nature.
  • Respect Confidentiality


Enhanced DBS disclosure – will be required, cost to met by Northumberland County Council

For further information and an application form please contact Direct Payments Team, Sandra Myerscough: 07887 660 670 or complete the online application form.


Closing date: 6 December 2023

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