Personal Assistants/Support Workers Vacancies

 
If you would rather apply to our PA register to log your interest and availability to work for employers in the Redcar and Cleveland area, Middlesbrough and/or Darlington follow this link - https://www.darlingtondisability.org/pa-register/

Joining the PA register is a quick and simple way of being considered for any of our vacancies, sometimes even before they have been formally advertised. One application is all you need in the first instance and if invited for interview(s) we will provide you with a more in depth application form. 

Click here for more information about what is a Personal Assistant and our PA register https://www.darlingtondisability.org/direct-payment/what-is-a-pa

Vacancies

The following vacancies are advertised directly by the disabled person (or person on their behalf) who receives support from our Direct Payment Support Services. Darlington Association on Disability (D.A.D.) is not the employer.

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Female Personal (support/care) Assistant - 2355

Job Type: Redcar and Cleveland (PA's)

Female Personal (support/care) Assistant - 2355

This post is advertised on behalf of an employer using our service. Darlington Association on Disability is not the employer

Area: Redcar

Description: Personal assistant required to support a lady within her own home to cover maternity leave looking for someone who is reliable, trustworthy, flexible, and honest with a great sense of humour.

Duties: Personal care including assistance getting out of the shower, dressing, and getting out of bed, housework, attending appointments, social activities, and shopping.

Applicants must be an Animal lover and preferably be able to drive.

Hours: 14 hours per week

Wage: Meets National minimum wage

Working Pattern: Monday to Thursday 9am -12pm Friday 10am -12pm

Female applicant only ‘Permitted under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010'

Apply online for Female Personal (support/care) Assistant - 2355


Female Personal Assistant Job reference 356

Job Type: Redcar and Cleveland (PA's)

Description: 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 personal assistant will be required to assist the lady with personal care and general household duties. 

She 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. The personal assistant for this lady will also extend to helping her to take part in leisure activities therefore, duties vary substantially so that no two days are the same.

Essential Criteria: A full driving licence. 

Hours: Up to 43.5 hours available per week which can be job shared. It is anticipated these hours will be worked over three to four days per week – times and days can be discussed at interview but it is anticipated full days will be required plus 'bedtime' calls. May particularly suit applicants local to Redcar. 

Rate of Pay: National minimum wage

The post may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check 

Apply online for Female Personal Assistant Job reference 356


Personal Assistant Job reference 2406 (Revised 09.08.21)

Job Type: Redcar and Cleveland (PA's)

Area: TS6 postcode

Description: A worker required to support a lady whilst her husband takes some time away from the family home. 

Duties: Assistance with daily living tasks like preparing drinks/food and supporting the lady in her parenting role. 

Rate: National minimum wage

Hours: 4 hours per week which can be worked in one shift on a Thursday or Friday (to be agreed with employer). Times can be negotiated

Essential: DBS and references checks will be required and paid for by the employer. 

Desirable: Non-smoker with experience of supporting disabled people. 

Apply online for Personal Assistant Job reference 2406 (Revised 09.08.21)


If you prefer a paper application form email dprecruitment@darlingtondisability.org or call 01325 360254. Please quote the job reference number with all requests. Return paper applications to D.A.D. Unit 1P, Enterprise House, Valley Street North, Darlington, DL1 1GY. 

Is a PA the right job for me? 

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 to 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 applying for one of our vacancies or our PA register could be for you. 

Important information for applicants:

Applicants must be: Able to work flexibly, be a good communicator, able to respect dignity and willing to learn from the employer.

Applicants will generally have to provide references and undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Posts generally include the statutory requirement of 5.6 weeks paid holiday and other usual statutory employment rights.

What happens next:

After completing your application form and returning it, your application will be sent to employers which you have requested and if indicated other employers which are appropriate.

If short-listed you will be asked for an interview, which will give the employer the opportunity to decide whether they wish to employ you. This is also the applicant's opportunity to find out more information to decide whether you feel the position is appropriate for you.

 

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