PA Vacancy

Support Worker – SGNT01

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.



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