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Working as a Personal Assistant (PA)

PAs are employed by disabled people to support them with all aspects of daily living. If you are looking for a job as a Personal Assistant you can register with Trafford Council's Personal Budgets team.

Simple needs
Simple needs is a website run independently of the Council. This is a website people can use to advertise and look for jobs as a personal assistant.

 

Personal assistant is required to support and work with a disabled lady. We require a highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated PA who has knowledge of local social activities or networks to access places of interest. We would prefer a person with similar interests such as gardening, cooking, crosswords and reading. We would prefer someone who is outgoing, talkative and with a good sense of humour.

Duties will include supporting the lady to social activities and places of interest. We require someone with moving and handling experience as the lady needs to be moved via wheelchair and needs help with transfers into a car, for example. Training can be provided if necessary. Car user essential.

Hours would be 4 hours per week (days to be agreed) at £8:00 per hour. Reference and disclosure and barring checks will be made. Pro rata holiday pay.

For an more information please quote reference AB1000/TJ.

Phone: 0161 912 2557
Email: Thomas.jones@trafford.gov.uk

Personal Assistant Required

A Personal assistant is required to support an outgoing adult male with physical disabilities in the community. Some weekend working is necessary - hours can be discussed. Main duties will be to support with transport (driver preferred but not essential) and to attend various appointments and activities in the community.

Between 7 and 13 hours available

Between £7.12 and £13.42 per hour

Timperley area

Must be reliable, honest and friendly

For an more information please quote reference CILBR05

Phone: 0161 850 0645
Email: c.roberts@traffordcil.co.uk

 

Personal Assistant required

A Personal Assistant is being sought to support a young boy in the Stretford area to access inclusive activities in the local community.

Tasks

  • To assist the young person to access activities of his choice in the local community.
  • To assist the young person to attend places of interest and to possibly try new experiences and activities.
  • To support the young person to improve their independence and social skills.
  • To ensure that the young person is not put at risk whilst out in the community.
  • To ensure the young person maintains a high standard of personal care whilst out in the community.
  • To act responsibly at all times and to maintain the safety of the young person.
  • To maintain the young person and their families confidentiality.

Experience

  • Desirable - experience of working with children and young people.
  • Desirable - experience of working with service users with additional support needs.
  • Desirable - experience of working with children and young people with social and communication difficulties. 

Hours/ Rates of Pay

The role is for 3 hours per month which will be arranged flexibly with the young person's family. The rate of pay will be £8 per hour.

For an application form please quote reference DP1504AAT

Phone: 0161 912 2701
Email: Nikki.Cockcroft@trafford.gov.uk

Personal Assistant support required

A Personal Assistant (PA) is required to support a young disabled gentleman in the Urmston area.

The tasks are to enable the gentleman live in his own home, support with cooking, domestic tasks, access social activities of his choice and support with personal care.

Working hours:
16.5hrs hours at £7.80 per hour
Sleep over at £40
Plus extra shifts are to cover sickness, holidays etc.

Immediate start available.

Must be flexible and be able to work in a team,

Training available.

Offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and a DBS/CRB check.

For an application form please quote reference TF10026084DE

Phone: 0161 912 2701

Email: David.eckersley@trafford.gov.uk

Personal Assistant to support a female in Sale 

A personal assistant is required to support a female in the Sale area.

The individual will be supported to access a variety of activities which promote social inclusion. 

This role would suit a reliable person with a good sense of humour.     

The ideal candidate would have an interest in novels/books including the horror genre.  

The client will be supported 4.5 hours per week at £8.00 per hour.

The client is able to use their Personal Budget flexibly.

They may wish to accumulate their weekly hourly entitlement so that any accrued funds can be used to explore desired experiences. This can include attending book launches, book conventions and/or any other activities of interest that promote the social inclusion of the individual.

This post is subject to DBS clearance and reference checks.

For further information or an application pack quote PB-EA/SI

Email: shabana.ilahi@trafford.gov.uk
Phone: 0161 912 2557

Personal Assistant to support lady in Stretford

A lady in the Stretford area requires a Personal Assistant to prepare/assist with evening meal preparation (and tasks outlined in the individuals Care Plan).

The client will be supported 7 hours per week at £8.00 per hour (One hour each evening).

This post is subject to DBS clearance and reference checks

How to apply:

For further information or an application pack quote PB-NS/SI

Email: shabana.ilahi@trafford.gov.uk
Phone: 0161 912 2557

Personal Assistant to Support Young Female in Sale

A personal assistant is required to support a young female in the Sale area. The individual has needs around ASD, OCD, communication difficulties, and developmental delay.

The individual will be supported in line with their care plan. The suitable candidate will promote social inclusion, accessing the community and independence. The individual will be supported to access a variety of activities including horse riding and visits to the farm.

This role would suit a kind, reliable person who likes animals.

Knowledge of the Social Model of disability is desirable.

The client will be supported 9 hours per calendar month at £8.00 per hour.  The personal budget can be used flexibly.

This post is subject to DBS clearance and reference checks

How to apply:

For further information or an application pack quote PB-SL/SI

Email: shabana.ilahi@trafford.gov.uk 
Phone: 0161 912 2557

 

Personal Assistant to Support a Young Male in Dunham Massey

A personal assistant is required to support a young male in the Dunham Massey area.

The individual will be supported in line with his care plan to access a variety of activities which promote social inclusion, accessing the community and to foster independence.

This role would suit a calm, kind, reliable person with good motivation skills and the ability to initiate activities.

The ideal candidate would have an interest in computing, animation, anime, manga, RPG's (Role Playing Games) and gaming.

The client will be supported 6 hours per week at £8.00 per hour. 

The client is able to use their Personal Budget flexibly.

They may wish to accumulate their weekly hourly entitlement so that any accrued funds can be used to explore desired experiences, excursions, conventions and/or any other activities of interest that promote the social inclusion and independence of the individual.   

This post is subject to DBS clearance and reference checks

How to apply

For further information or an application pack please quote PB-MB/SI

Email: shabana.ilahi@trafford.gov.uk 
Phone: 0161 912 2557 

Personal Assistant required to work in Sale.

An eleven year old boy with Down's syndrome requires a personal assistant to support him to and from weekly swimming lessons (the personal assistant does not need to get into the pool).

Hours: 2 hours per week Thursday 3.00 - 5.00 pm. Possibility extra hours on Saturday mornings.

Pay: £7.98ph

Car and full clean driving license is essential. CRB will be taken. Non-smoker preferred.

How to apply
For application pack quote DPTN/JD

Email: julie.dodd@trafford.gov.uk
Phone: 0161 912 2706

Personal Assistant to support young gentleman

A kind, patient personal assistant is required to support a young gentleman in the Flixton/Urmston Area.

To promote his Independence and access activities in the community and to assist his parents by providing care within his home. 

This position would suit a caring, reliable individual with experience and knowledge of the Social Model. This job will suit someone who is interested in Football and other sports, as he plays wheelchair football for a local club.

Some moving and handling may be required to support him in and out of the car when going out. Training can be provided for this.

The job will be based in Urmston and a clean driving licence is essential.

Hours: 6 hours per week, these will be used flexibly and will include weekend support.

Pay: £8.00 per hour gross pay.

Reference's and Criminal Record Bureau checks will be made.

How to apply
For application pack quote DP11-16JD

Email: julie.dodd@trafford.gov.uk
Phone: 0161 912 2701

Personal Assistant responsible to young professional disabled woman

Location: South and central Manchester, but will include frequent travelling to Liverpool.

Main purpose: To assist young, professional women with personal care, domestic tasks, administrative tasks and also social activities.

This role would be particularly suited to University students, graduates or postgraduates, and/or someone who has experience or interest in working in health and social care.

Appropriate training for the job will be given.

Main duties and responsibilities: This role requires flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances, but typical tasks would be:

  • To assist the client with personal care which includes maintaining personal hygiene, including toilet requirements.
  • To assist the client in her professional role with a range of admin tasks.
  • To assist the client in her role as a university student through various research, note taking and formatting roles.
  • To assist with health related activities including accompanying the client to health appointments.
  • To attend various social and leisure activities and family functions when required.
  • To assist the client with personal affaires such as shopping beauty appointments etc.
  • To prepare meals, snacks and beverages when required.
  • To drive the client to and from university each week (a full driving licence is required).
  • To be able to maintain upkeep of client's car.
  • To be able to work unsociable hours is necessary.

Working hours: Working hours from 20 hours per week, Approximately 12 hours every Wednesday and 8 hours every Thursday.

Salary and benefits: £7 per hour. Holiday pay will be pro rata. This job will also provide the chance to develop a wide range of transferable skills. All travel and accommodation will be paid for if working away from home.

How to apply:
Name: Sarah Leach
Email: maps@traffordcil.co.uk
Address: Trafford CIL, Marshall House, 2 Park Avenue, Sale M33 6HE

Personal Assistant responsible to young professional disabled woman

Location: Mainly South Manchester, but occasionally commuting to London (with expenses paid) may be required. Therefore overnight stays may also be required on occasion.

Main purpose: To assist young, professional women with personal care, domestic tasks, administrative tasks and also social activities.

This role would be particularly suited to University students, graduates or postgraduates, and/or someone who has experience or interest in working in health and social care.

Appropriate training for the job will be given.

Main duties and responsibilities: This role requires flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances, but typical tasks would be:

  • To assist the client with personal care which includes maintaining personal hygiene, including toilet requirements.
  • To assist with health related activities including accompanying the client to health appointments.
  • To attend various social and leisure activities and family functions when required.
  • To assist with physiotherapy, Pilates and swimming.
  • To assist the client wit personal affaires such as shopping beauty appointments etc.
  • To prepare meals, snacks and beverages when required.
  • To undertake domestic chores including laundry, ironing, organisation of clothing storage, cleaning, dusting and vacuuming of clients personal room and bathroom.
  • To assist with transport to local amenities.
  • To be able to maintain upkeep of client's car.
  • To be able to work unsociable hours is necessary.

Working hours: working approximately 16/17 hours per alternate week (one week on, one week off). Friday 8am - 6 pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am - 2pm. Flexibility is required as there may be early starts or late finishes on occasion.

Salary and benefits: £7 per hour. Holiday pay will be pro rata. This job will also provide the chance to develop a wide range of transferable skills. All travel and accommodation will be paid for if working away from home.

How to apply
Name: Sarah Leach
Email: maps@traffordcil.co.uk
Address: Trafford CIL, Marshall House, 2 Park Avenue, Sale M33 6HE

Female Personal Assistant required for a lady in Stretford

Joining a small team of staff, the ideal candidate will assist the lady with her daily needs and requirements in relation to her visual impairment and autism. With a full driving licence, the PA will support the lady in her home and in the community on a part time, flexible basis for at least 2 days per week.

Duties: 

1.  Attention to personal grooming: care of hair, nails, feet etc.

2.  Daily exercises which will include health, swimming and walking.

3.  Assistance with all meals, including preparation.

4.  Support to complete domestic tasks

5.  Support to attend appointments and leisure activities.

6.  Driving the provided car to support with transport

7.  Support to complete cane training, in preparation for a Guide Dog

Pay: Between £7.50 and £8.45 per hour

Hours: To be mutually agreed. Shift patterns are either 9am-5pm or 5pm to 9pm. Occasional sleepover may be required.

Additional Info

A CRB check will be carried out for this post
5 weeks and 3 days Annual Leave (pro rata)

Section 9 (2)(b) of the Employment (Sex Discrimination) Act 2000 applies to this post'.

How to apply:

For further information and to obtain an application form, please contact: Charlotte Roberts
email: c.roberts@traffordcil.co.uk
Phone: 0161 850 0645
Job reference: CILBR10

Female Personal Assistant required in the Stretford Area.

To support a young lady with Learning Difficulties, who is living in the Stretford area.

Interests and hobbies include; Music, Singing &Dancing, Theatre, Bowling, Cinema, Shopping and a variety of many other interests.

Support would include:

  • Assist with developing basic living skills;
  • Assist in empowering to define and reach personal goals.
  • Support in dealing with and working through emotional issues;
  • Assist with planning for the future.

Specific duties will include:

  • Support in the Community;
  • Shopping Trips;
  • Support with Independent Travel;
  • Support with basic life skills;
  • Support in developing "at home" skills.

Pay
£7.41 per hour

Hours
Approximately 2 hours per week, preferably on Wednesday from 5.00pm.

Hours will be mainly evenings, but can be flexible.

Additional Information

A CRB check will be carried out.

Previous experience of support work is essential.

5 weeks and 3 days annual leave pro rata

Further free training is available.

How to apply
For further information and to obtain an application form, please contact: Julie Dodd.

email: Julie.dodd@trafford.gov.uk
phone: 0161 912 2706
Job Reference: LR-E/JD

 

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