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Personal Assistant Job Ref: 2848

Job Type: Redcar and Cleveland (PA's)

Personal Assistant permanent contract hours

Area: Guisborough

Description:  Working as a Personal Assistant can make a big difference to the person’s life that you will be supporting and also enhance your life skills and confidence.

I am man that has suffered an accident and now has some impairments. I am looking to recruit a Personal Assistant to assist me with my daily life tasks. These tasks include some light assistance with domestic skills, keeping a home and my recreational time. The right person will have a person centred approach.

Before my accident I enjoyed keeping fit and staying healthy and I want to continue that with the help of a PA. I am flexible and sociable.

If you are interested in working with me and feel that you have the right values to make a difference then please apply for this job.

Hours: 12 hours per week to be worked flexibly over 7 days.

Rate: Meets National Minimum wage

Essential Criteria:  The right candidate will be reliable, honest, trustworthy, and punctual, a non-smoker during work times, and be able to work on their own initiative. An enhanced DBS is also required for this job role. (Paid for by the employer).

Who I am looking for:  I am looking to recruit a person who cares and has the right values regardless of qualifications or experience. I wish to have an Assistant that will support me to remain independent and healthy.

What I can offer: paid holidays in line with the government guidelines, informative free training, supervision and access to a pension. Expenses for example mileage paid.

Please note - There will be a three month probationary period.

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Personal Assistant - Job reference 264

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Job Type: Personal Assistant

Area: Darlington - Haughton Area

Description: Support and assistance required to support a young woman with Cerebral Palsy to access community activities and to promote continued development of independent living skills.

Duties: To take out and accompany the young woman with her choice of leisure and community activities like accessing shops, cafes, pubs, restaurants, cinema etc.

Rate:  Meets National Minimum Wage plus expenses, including agreed mileage. DBS will be paid for.

Hours: 4 hours on a Saturday (times can be flexible).

Essential: Applicant must be reliable, young minded, trustworthy, friendly and supportive.  The applicant must be a non-smoker as the young woman has asthma. Driver with access to vehicle with the appropriate business class insurance.  


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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 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 404

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Job Type: Personal Assistant

Area: Darlington

Description: An exciting opportunity has arisen at Danesmoor Trust, we are looking to recruit personal assistants to support two young adults within their supported living home and community activities. Danesmoor Trust was founded in June 2015 by the parents of the young adults you may be supporting.

Duties: The young adults we support are at the centre of everything we do and a person-centred approach is a must. We would like to think that the quality of support is of the highest standard and that everyone strives to achieve this. Hard work, thoughtfulness and respect are what we will ask of you at all times.

Hours: Weekend bank positions and evenings with the opportunity for contracted hours in the future.

Rate:   £9.00 per hour. £66.56 Sleep-over rate and mileage is paid at 40p per mile.

Essential: Two satisfactory references and a disclosure from The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required in the event of position being offered.

Preferred: A minimum of a level 2 diploma in health and social care or equivalent but is not essential as all training will be provided. A full clean driving licence and access to personal transport covered by business insurance is desirable.

For further information or an application pack, please contact Lisa at Danesmoor Trust on 07841658205 or email


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Personal Assistant - Job reference 433

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Description: Personal Assistant required to support a young boy to access fun and learning.  The 7 year old boy who loves to be active and go swimming or attend soft play, also enjoys learning and accessing educational activities, like museums, or reading  at home requires assistance to achieve his goals. Assistance would be after school or weekends.

Hours: 5 hours a week, flexible around the family’s needs.

Wage: Meets National Minimum Wage.

Duties will include: Assisting with learning and development and moving and handling as a wheel chair is used and must travel with the child. Car driving and assistance with some personal care.

Applicants must be: Car driver, have a flexible approach, commitment to supporting with educational learning and development. Someone who enjoys swimming.  Reliable, honest non-smoker. All successful applicants will undergo references and an enhanced disclosure and barring check.




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Personal Assistant - Job Reference 447

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Location:  Darlington

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 1 hour Morning - Monday to  Friday 

Start time between 7 am & 8 am (latest due to medication). Half-hour lunchtime - Tuesday to Thursday anytime between 12 pm till 1 pm (latest due to medication). 1 hour Tea Time - Monday to Thursday 4pm till 5pm

 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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