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Female Personal 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'

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Female Personal Assistant Job reference 266

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Description: A personal assistant required to support two children in the family home. 

Duties: The role is to support a mum with her teenager who has complex needs and her younger brother. Support will be for bathing, personal care and meal times.

Rate: £9.00 per hour 

Hours: 10 hours per week. It will be worked 2.5 hours each shift on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays approximately 4pm to 6.30pm

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Female Personal Assistant Job reference 356

Job Type: Redcar and Cleveland (PA's)

Area: Central Redcar

Description: Permanent and bank female support workers required (in accordance with Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010) for a lady living in the Redcar area. The personal assistants 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 to be able to drive for the employer, to be able to go swimming, be computer literate and be comfortable around dogs.

Hours: Up to 43.5 hours available per week which can be job shared. A suitable job share could be:

Post 1: 20 hrs per week 8am – 6pm x 2 weekdays (i.e. Monday to Friday)

Post 2: 18 hrs per week - 8am – 6pm x 1 weekday (i.e. Monday to Friday) plus 9.30am to 5.30pm Saturdays.

Post 3: 5.5 hrs per week for 4 bedtime calls 8.30pm to 10pm (1 call per week will be only an hour). This may particularly suit a person living within the local area.

Post 4: Bank work to cover holidays and sickness

Rate of Pay: National minimum wage

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

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Female Personal Assistant Job Reference 456

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Description: Opportunity to work for a disabled woman in her own home as part of a team. 

Duties: I need someone who can carry out all personal and domestic duties on a rota basis and for this reason is advertised in accordance with Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. 

Wages start at £10.50 per hour but will rise after a probationary period and then rise to £11.50 and then to £12.50 for the right candidate.

Hours: 16 a week. As the job is Darlington based candidates from further afield may find that calling several times a day an issue is they live at a geographical  distance.

Essential Criteria: A driver is essential as I like to get out and about to I need somebody who is trustworthy, reliable, able to follow instructions and sensitive to my needs.

Please contact jillyj12@gmail.com directly for more information

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Independent Advocate/Trainee Advocate

Job Type: DAD

DAD (Centre for Independent Living) is seeking to recruit an Independent Advocate/Trainee Advocate who is passionate about advocacy and upholding and safeguarding the rights of people we support. 

All candidates must be committed to the values of equality, empowerment and supporting people to have their voice heard when decisions are being made about their lives.  If you think you have the right experience, values, drive and enthusiasm needed for this role, and in turn DAD will provide a team environment, with excellent support and conditions.

Experience and qualifications in advocacy is preferred. However  a training post will also be considered for the right candidate. A training post would provide an incredible opportunity for the right candidate and would include fully funded training to achieve a level 4 diploma National Advocacy Qualification.

Salary: £10.09 – £12.71 per hour depending on Qualifications and Experience

Please note: The  Higher pay scales will be awarded to successful applicants who are in possession of a Diploma in advocacy including  IMCA and IMHA units. The starting rate will be based on existing advocacy experience and any advocacy qualification already achieved.

Hours: Full time/part time hours available

Location: Based at the offices of Darlington Association on Disability (travel is expected across the Borough of Darlington, Tees Valley and regular travel to other areas in the North East.) Home working is also  expected during COVID restrictions and will be considered as part of your role outside of restrictions.

Holidays: 25 days per annum (pro rata if less than 37.5), Bank Holidays, entitlement increases with length of service up to a maximum of 30 days plus bank holidays.

Travel: A travel allowance is payable for travel in connection with the post

Other: A competitive sick scheme is available after the necessary qualifying period. Employee Assistance Scheme

Please note:  Due to the nature of the role, all applicants should be fully vaccinated for Covid (ie double vaccinated and booster)

 

To provide a range of types of advocacy support (subject to current training), including:

  • Relevant Person’s Representative, for people who are subject to a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard under the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Independent Mental Health Advocacy, for people subject to the Mental Health Act 1983.
  • Care Act Advocacy
  • Independent Mental Capacity Act advocacy.
  • General advocacy
  • Specialist mental health advocacy
  • Self advocacy facilitation

The role will involve supporting people to speak for themselves, to be fully involved in the decisions and processes that affect their lives, to obtain information and to understand their options and rights.  The role will also involve non instructed advocacy for people who are not able to give their views.

* All advocates will be expected to complete National Advocacy Qualifications which will be funded by DAD and completed within agreed timescales, some home study is expected. Where an advocate is not in possession of the Diploma in advocacy the lower rate will apply.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications.

Please note only successful applicants will be contacted for interview.

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Personal Assistant - 3502

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Personal (support/care) Assistant - 3502

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

Personal Assistant to support a gentleman in the Darlington area.
Duties are to provide support with meal preparation and shopping and housework.
 

Hours: 5 hours Saturday and Sunday hours are flexible. Bank hours of 10 hours a week available to cover holidays and sickness this is not a requirement of taking the 5 hours we are recruiting for permanently

Rate: National minimum wage
 

Essential: The PA must be caring reliable, trustworthy, and compassionate.

Full training would be given.

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Personal Assistant - Job Reference 1758

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Personal Assistant/Domestic support worker

Female only. 

Job Description:  A mum having long term physical disability with constant pain; seeking an honest, punctual, dedicated, compassionate, experienced, Professional, reliable, thorough, and discreet personal assistant who can carry out housekeeping duties and thorough cleaning.

Hours: 4 to 6 hours per week.

Days: Monday, Thursday, Friday. 

Wage: £8.91 per hour.(Mileage will be paid  if required). 

Essential Duties: 

 *Food preparation, e.g.; porridge, poached eggs, Washing and cutting of fresh fruits and vegetables. Confident and versatile home cook with the ability to make salad and cook when needed.

*Thorough General Household cleaning, Dusting, vacuuming, moping. Dish washing and rinsing.

*Laundry (hanging washing, folding) and ironing when needed. 

*Assistance in weekly food shopping if they have own car with clean driving licence. 

Personal Development:

• Willingness to undertake any training relevant to the post, e.g. First Aid, Food Hygiene, health and safety, Infection control, work ethics etc.

Experience relevant to the post:

* Experience of undertaking domestic household tasks and cleaning thoroughly. 

*Confident car driver with clean driving licence.

• Non-smoker.

A personal assistant's role is to help her employer to live the way they choose. This means that a personal assistant should listen to their employer to understand and respond positively to any reasonable request for assistance.

The successful applicant will be subject to references and disclosure and barring checks.

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Personal Assistant - Job Reference 447

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Personal Assistant & bank support staff required for a lady who loves a variety of crafts.   

Duties are to provide support with personal care, medication, meal preparation, as well as light domestic duties. 

Hours: Monday - Friday, except bank holidays for 12 hours per week 

 Rate: National minimum wage requirement for trial period only, if successful after trial period an increase to £10 per hour plus mileage plus any expenses. 

Essential: The P.A must be caring reliable, trustworthy and compassionate. DBS check is a must but will be paid for by the employer.

Preferable:  A driver preferred but not essential. No previous experience is necessary, full training would be given.

  This is a pet free home.

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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. 

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Personal Assistant Job Reference 2966

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Area: Darlington

Description: Personal assistant required to support a 10 year old girl with complex needs. She has a loving nature; she does not communicate verbally.

Duties: To support the child in her own home and in the community. There is some personal care, PEG feeding, manual handling including the use of a hoist is needed.

Rate: £9.00 per year

Hours per week: 16 hours a week – to be worked flexibly over a week and will involve some hours on a weekend.
Essential Criteria: Applicant must have a caring personality, patients and be flexible. Willing to learn.
Desirable Criteria: Relevant experience is desired but not essential as full training will be given.

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Personal Assistant Job reference 3320 (Revised Advert 04.05.2021)

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Area: DARLINGTON DL1 (Town Centre Area)

Description: To support a woman with her physical needs while promoting positive good mental health. Assistance with medication and personal care. A moving and handling plan is in place which full training by a qualified therapist will be given plus there will be on the job support.  To access community activities as and when appropriate. Employer has their own wheelchair adapted car which applicant would need to drive.

Hours: 20 hours per week - 8 hours to be worked over two weekday mornings per week plus Saturday 9am to 5pm and Sunday 9am -1pm.

Wage: Meets national minimum wage.

Duties will include: During the week the main duty is to work alongside another staff member to support the lady to complete her rehabilitation exercises. At a weekend it will be domestic work, food preparation, medication assistance, personal care, manual handling and social support. Assistance with any medical appointments and accessing community activities may occur.  

Applicants must be: reliable, able to maintain confidentiality, trustworthy, punctual, car driver but a car is provided. Trustworthy and compassionate, some experience of mental health may be an advantage.

Paid holiday leave and pension available.

All successful applicants will undergo references and an enhanced DBS, which is paid for by employer. 

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Personal Assistant Job reference 3383

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Description: Female Personal Assistant required to support a 10 year old girl to access the community. 'Permitted under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010'      

Duties: To support her to access the community and encourage participation in activities. Maintain her safety and promote independence. Occasional support with personal care.

Hours: 2 hours per week on either Thursdays or Fridays after school or at a weekend. The hours can be flexible and can vary each week if required.

Wage Rate: Start on national minimum wage and be reviewed after 3 months probationary period.

Essential Criteria: Applicants need to be reliable, honest, trustworthy and able to show initiative. Also, will need to build a bond/good working relationship with the girl.

All successful applicants will undergo references and an enhanced DBS checks. 

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Personal Assistant Job Reference 341

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Description: Personal Assistant to support a gentleman in his own home.

Duties:  Washing and dressing the man to get ready for the day. Some manual handling support will be required.

Rate: National minimum wage

Hours: 3 hours per week to be worked Saturdays 10am to 11.30am and Sundays 10.30am to 12pm. Holiday/absence cover may be available of up to 19 hours per week as needed.

Desirable Criteria: Full clean driving license is preferred but not essential if covering holidays. This would be to drive the employer’s vehicle to attend appointments.

Applicants be aware there is a dog and cat in the household.

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Personal Assistant Job Reference 357

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

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: National Minimum Wage + expenses.

Essential Criteria:   Applicant must be reliable, energetic, friendly and supportive. Being comfortable with dogs essential.

Desirable Criteria: Experience with ASD and supporting communication preferred, but not essential. Access to own transport would be highly desirable.

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Personal Assistant Job reference 4650

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Area: Newton Aycliffe

Description: 2 Personal Assistants required to work together for 25 hours per week each, to support a 17 year old gentleman to access the community, visit local parks and attractions. Times will be flexible between Monday and Friday 9.30am – 3pm. There may be occasional weekend work.

Wage: £9.00 per hour.

Duties will include: The personal assistants will be required to support the young gentleman to develop his life skills and promote his independence whilst keeping him safe. There may also be some support and supervision around personal care on occasion.

The successful applicant will be subject to satisfactory references and a DBS checks.

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Personal Assistant Job Reference 477

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

An opportunity has arisen to work as a Personal Assistant to support a man with cerebral palsy to access social opportunities in the community with some personal care. The Direct Payments User is a Cantonese speaker but is fluent in English.

Duties: As personal assistant you would support me to access social opportunities such as shopping and day trips out to places of interest. However, this may need adapting due to the current covid situation. Support would include helping to push my wheelchair and provide the companionship needed to get me out and about. Training in manual handling would be preferable, however full training can be arranged.

Hours: 8 hours per week which will be worked 2 weekdays each week and/or occasionally evenings or weekends. 

Rate: £8.91 per hour plus mileage.

Candidates must: Be creative, motivated, friendly and reliable. Some experience working with disabled adults preferred. Full clean driving licence with access to a vehicle that can be used to transport the person is required.

Successfully candidates will need to provide references and a suitable enhanced DBS check paid for by the employer.

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Personal Assistant Job reference 492

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Female carer/ personal assistant to support a lady in her day-to-day life.

Hours – 10.5 per week Mondays to Fridays - hours to be discussed

We are looking for someone competent and confident and caring to assist with dressing, bathing, personal care and attending social activities

Must be a non-smoker

Driving licence essential.

Rate of Pay: £8.91 per hour

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

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Personal Assistant Job reference 5062

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

A lady living in the Skerne Park area of Darlington requires female personal assistants to support with daily living including support with parenting.  This role requires a full range of support to the lady and her family. Female applicants only ‘Permitted under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010'

Duties include: A wide range of duties including food preparation, cleaning, laundry, personal care etc. Support is also required to support with the children including bathing and taking the children to school.

Hours and times of work: Up to 28 hours per week to be worked over 7 days a week -  A morning shift 8am to 9.30am except one of the mornings where an extra hour is needed. An evening shift 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

Hourly rate: £8.91 per hour

Applicants must be: Fun loving, reliable, be able to work in a family environment, be able to work with children and access to own transport is preferred.

All successful applicants will undergo references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring service check.

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Personal Assistant Job reference 559

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Job Type: Personal Assistant

Area: Darlington

Description: Personal assistant (PA) required to support a gentleman in his own home.

Duties:  Preparing food, support with getting hair done, shopping and supporting the man in and out of the standing frame. There would also be light house work. 

Rate:  National Minimum Wage

Hours: Up to 10 hours per week

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Personal Assistant Job Reference 571

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Description: 1 or possibly 2 female PAs required to support an 11 year old girl.  'Permitted under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010'

Hours per week: There are 22 hours available per week but if preferred applicants can apply for either the just evening shifts or just the overnight shift or both.

Shift pattern: Two evening shifts 3:30pm to 8:30pm  and one overnight stay 8:30pm to 08:30am

Some additional hours during school holidays may be required/available, flexibility is required.

Wage Rate: National Minimum Wage to £9.00 per hour, depending on experience.

Duties included: Personal care, assistance with medication and feeds, play, exercise and also walks.

Essential Criteria:  Applicants must be kind, patient, trustworthy and reliable. Some experience with people who have complex needs is essential e.g. peg feeds, epilepsy.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Desirable: Some experience with disabled children would be preferred.

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Personal Assistant Job reference 682

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Description: Support required for a lady within her home and community.

Duties:  Meal preparation, cleaning, shopping, support to access the community, driving.

Rate: £9 per hour

Hours: 14 per week (Friday Morning 4 hours, Saturdays and Sundays 12pm to 5pm). Holiday cover may be available of up to 24 hours per week.

Applicants must have: full clean driving licence, employer has their own vehicle which they will be required to drive. Due to the nature of the employer’s vehicle insurance applicants must be 25 years old or over. 

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Personal Assistant Ref 334

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

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

Job Type: Personal (Support/Care) Assistant

Area: Darlington

Description:  Looking for someone to help take care of the needs of a 14-year-old boy Mon to Friday on a morning and tea- time

Duties: To support the young man with personal care needs some hoisting will be required and to help mum with some duties required around the house 

Rate: £11.52

Hours per week: 7

The post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and references.

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Personal Assistant Ref 404

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

Danesmoor Trust

Weekend personal assistant vacancies

We are looking to recruit several personal assistants to support two young adults within their support living home and community activities on a weekend. We have both weekend day shifts and evening shifts available with the possibly of weekday shifts available when team members are on annual leave. We have a four-week rolling rota in place and would not be required to work every weekend.

Danesmoor Trust was founded in June 2015 by the parents of the young adults you may be supporting. The young 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.

A minimum of a level 2 diploma in health and social care or equivalent is preferred but not essential as all training will be provided.

A full clean driving licence and access to personal transport covered by business insurance is desirable.

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

Positions available: Weekend bank positions with the opportunity for contracted hours in the future.

Rates of pay: £9.10 per hour, £66.56 Sleep-over rate and mileage is paid at 40p per mile.

For further information or an application pack, please contact Lisa at Danesmoor Trust on  07841658205 or email danesmoortrust@gmail.com

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Personal Assistant Ref 498

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

1 x Personal (Support/Care) Assistant needed.

Area: Darlington

Description:  A caring supportive compassionate person is needed to support a 9 year old girl with Down’s Syndrome, who attends mainstream school, at the weekends.

Duties: Socialising, playing, taking her out, forming a bond with her. The girl loves role play and shopping.

A car driver is preferable as it would enable the PA to take the girl out easily.

Hours: 5 hours a week, weekend work.

Rate: National Minimum wage.

The successful applicant would be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Team of Personal Assistants required Ref 5062

Job Type: Darlington (PA's)

A lady living in the Skerne Park area of Darlington requires female personal assistants to support with daily living including support with parenting.  This role requires a full range of support to the lady and her family.

Hours and times of work (over 7 days a week):

A morning shift 8am to 9.30am on one of the mornings an extra hour is needed

An evening shift 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Hourly rate: £8.91 per hour

Duties include: A wide range of duties including food preparation, cleaning, laundry, personal care etc.  Support is also required to support with the children including bathing and taking the children to school.

Applicants must be: Fun loving, reliable, be able to work in a family environment, be able to work with children and access to own transport is preferred.

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

All successful applicants will undergo references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring service check.

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