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Personal Assistant - Job Reference 1662

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

North Road Darlington Area

Description:  Assistance is required to support a 15 year old boy with special needs, who enjoys playing with sensory games/toys and relaxing after school.

Duties:  Assistance with personal care, some light meal preparation may be required. The role would be to support in both the home and the local community.

Hours: 3 hours per week (flexible)

Rate of Pay: Meets National Minimum Wage

Essential Criteria: The applicant needs to be a non-smoker. The applicant needs to be able to work unsupervised, be honest, trustworthy, punctual and reliable.

Desirable Criteria: A car driver and access to a car would be an advantage.

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Personal Assistant - Job Reference 2027

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Darlington Area - Lascelles / Geneva road area of Darlington.

Description:  A man who has been very active in outdoor pursuits with Parkinson’s disease is looking for a Personal Assistant.

Duties:  Domestic and some community activities. Driving.

Hours:  Approximately 12 hours a week – flexible spread over the week.

Rate: Meets National Minimum Wage and mileage will be paid. Statutory holiday pay available.

Must: Have a sense of humour, be reliable, car driver and access to car for some visits. Honest and trustworthy.

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Personal Assistant - Job Reference 347

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Darlington Area

Description:  To collect, take to school stay with the young man whilst at school and then drive him back. This will involve driving for a few hours a day which will be out of area.

Duties:  Driving, supporting the young person throughout the day during lessons if needed and to be available if person needs a break from the classroom.

Hours:  Approximately 7am - 5.30pm one day per week which will be a weekday.  More hours could be become available.

Rate of pay:  Meets National Minimum Wage plus mileage

Essential Criteria:  Driver with access to own vehicle. Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder, mental ill health and eating disorder.

Desirable Criteria:  Experience of supporting people with Autism Spectrum disorder, mental ill health and eating disorder.


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Personal Assistant - Job Reference 350

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Darlington Area

Description: To support a lady with physical needs

Duties: Support needed with activities of daily living including, personal care, food prep, toileting, accessing activities, maintaining safety. The person also uses a hoist.

Hours:  30 hours a week8.30am - 6.30pm.

Essential: driver is a must, as lady has own mobility car.

Preferred: previous experience is a plus, not essential as full training will be given.

 This post is subject to satisfactory DBS checks

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Personal Assistant - Job Reference 357

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Darlington Area

Description: Support required for a happy, fun and energetic young female with ASD and additional needs in the Darlington area.

Duties: Support to maintain structure, supporting the development of independent living skills and to assist with social activities inside and outside of the home. Interests include singing nursery rhymes, walks, play parks, soft play and day trips out to places of interest.

Hours: 3 hours per week, over the weekend to be discussed at interview, timings are flexible. Hours may increase during school holidays. Some sleepovers may be required in the future but this is flexible.

Rate: Meets National Minimum Wage + expenses.

Essential Criteria:   Applicant must be reliable, energetic, friendly and supportive.  Experience with ASD and supporting communication preferred, but not essential. Access to own transport would be highly desirable and being comfortable with dogs essential.

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Personal Assistant - Job Reference 391

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Darlington Area

This vacancy is advertised on behalf of a Direct Payment user but the employer will be an agency who provide the support.

Tel:  (0191) 261 5205
Address: Pin Point Recruitment, Unit E14, Marquis Court, TVTE, Gateshead NE11 0RU
Registered in England: 07601096

Pinpoint Home Care are seeking experienced Health Care Assistants to support a young lady with complex care needs. 
Our client is in her late 20’s and lives in her own home in Darlington. 
We are looking for dedicated and compassionate Health Care Assistants who are passionate about their job; enjoy delivering one to one support and who can build positive relationships with our service users.

The key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Providing both personal and medical care during the day and occasionally in the night 
  • Using bespoke moving and positioning techniques
  • Using bespoke equipment when carrying out moving and positioning techniques 
  • Administering PEG for nutrition, hydration and medications
  • Administering C PAP (Nippy) machine for overnight
  • Daily tasks such as dressing, showering and assistance to the toilet 
  • Daily tasks also include maintaining the household, cleaning, laundry, housework and any normal day to day jobs.
  • Weekly physiotherapy where you can learn the ropes alongside a qualified therapist
  • Accompanying our client to appointments and outings/activities 

Essential Experience Required as our client has Congenital Muscular Dystrophy.

  • 6 months previous care experience
  • Medication Administration
  • Personal Care
  • Moving and Handling

Desirable Experience.

  • PEG Feeding
  • Gastrostomy care (PEG)
  • Any experience with complex neurological conditions 

Shift patterns for this role are 24 hours. 11:00am - 11:00am INCLUDING a sleepover.  Please be aware you will be required to give assistance to our client at night. 
Shifts will include weekends, bank holidays, public holidays, Christmas, New Year and cover shifts often are available due to sickness or annual leave.
21 hours of on the job training and shadowing will be provided.
You will be working independently on a 1/1 basis but will also be part of an ongoing established team. 
Hobbies include watching TV, (programs like EastEnders/Coronation Street, Holby City, and The Simpson’s to name a few), collecting Charmed memorabilia, going bowling and the arcades at Teesside Park. Our client also enjoys playing games like Scrabble and Dominoes.

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Personal Assistant - Job Reference 447

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Description:  Chilled out easy going lady with a love of crafts and animals needs support with a wide range of personal, domestic and social activities.

Duties:  Tasks include personal care, medication management, dressing, food prep, light housework, laundry and ironing, shopping, support if going out, companionship.

Hours: 11.5 hours per week

Rate: £9.50 per hour

Essential:  Must have a caring compassionate personality. Trustworthiness and reliability is also really important.

Preferable:  No previous experience is necessary, and full training would be given.



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