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Redcar and Cleveland Direct Payment Employer Support Service

Personal Assistants/Support Workers Vacancies

Updated 17th September 2018

Would you like the opportunity to work for and assist a disabled person on a one to one basis to have choice and control in their life and live independently within their own home and in the community?

Do you enjoy the company of people, are able to work flexibly, reliable, have good communication skills and willing to learn how to meet the individual needs of the person you are assisting?

If the answer is YES to both of these questions then you may be interested to find out more about the various posts available to work in the Redcar and Cleveland area employed by a disabled person or carer using a Direct Payment.

Duties may include assisting with personal care, accessing community facilities, shopping and domestic tasks. Having access to transport is desirable but not essential. Previous experience is not essential.

A version of this information in Word format is available by clicking this link: Redcar and Cleveland Direct Payments Vacancies(Word). For a PDF version please click this link: Redcar and Cleveland Direct Payment Vacancies(PDF).

The following vacancies are advertised directly by the disabled person who receives support from the Redcar and Cleveland Direct Payment Employer Support Service. It is important to note that it is not Darlington Association on Disability that is the employer.

Personal (Care) Assistant Ref: 2467


A Female Support worker is required in accordance with Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010 for a lady living in the Redcar area. The support worker will be required to assist the lady with personal care and general household duties.

A lady living within the Redcar area is looking for support to help her with her daily needs. The lady herself is well educated, and has a zest for life. The ideal person will be willing to support the lady to achieve her life goals.

Typical care duties are wide ranging. The job revolves around helping the lady with her immediate needs.


Duties include assisting to maintain her personal hygiene, including assistance with washing and dressing, as well as helping with basic day-to-day tasks within the home, alongside administrative tasks such as paying bills.

However, the care role also includes getting to know the lady personally and providing emotional support and company, which will contribute positively to her wellbeing.

As a care assistant for the lady this will also extend to helping her to take part in leisure activities, Therefore duties vary substantially so that no two days are the same.


Various Hours available


£ 8.00 per hour

How to apply

We do not accept CV's. For further information please contact DAD Employer Support Service on 01642 049920 and quote 1959 or apply by filling in the online application form, save it and email it to employersupport@darlingtondisability.org