PA Vacancy

Female Personal Assistant -189963CR

Hours: Full and Part Time to cover 24/7

Working: In pairs during the day and single-handed care overnight

Area: Whitburn, South Tyneside

Hourly rate: from age related national minimum wage to £12.15 per hour

Holidays: 5.6 weeks per year


We are looking for a female personal assistant for a 35 year old with a brain injury, to work within a team offering 24/7 support, all year round.

The team of dedicated PAs are to enable this lady to achieve a full and active social life, playing a vital role to promote her independence.

We are hoping for a personal assistant who is fun loving, quirky and with a sense of humour to join the team.

This lady lives in her own property and requires 24 hour continued support with recovery, activities and appointments.

Care is provided on a team rota system in advance so flexibility will be required. However it is important that a slow introduction is established before overnight shifts can be introduced (this will be discussed at interview).

Full Training will be provided

There are no pets

Essential to hold driving licence to transport in mobility car.


If you are unable to complete an application online, you can request one by forwarding your name and address to  quoting the reference number you wish to apply for and you will be sent one out in the post. Applications will be forwarded onto the individual service user / employer. CVs will not be accepted.

Please note this vacancy is not employed through South Tyneside Council but through the individual service user.

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.




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    Because of the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions Order 1975). Applicants are not entitled therefore to withhold information about convictions which, for other purposes, are 'spent' under the provisions of the Act unless they are subject to filtering. Any information given will be completely confidential.

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