The Self-directed Support Service exists to support people to employ their own Personal Assistants and/or purchase services using SDS Option 1
(Direct Payments).

As an organisation we are not the employer but we assist people to recruit staff.

If you are employed, your contract will be with the person in receipt of the SDS funding and not with Dundee Carers Centre or the
SDS Service.

 

 

 

 

PA Vacancies

Positions available:


Personal Assistant (Part-time)

  • Hours:  20 hours per week (Mon- Fri) 10am – 2pm.
    Working hours on some days can be possibly negotiated for a shorter time
  • Rate of pay:  £11 per hour

Personal Assistant required for a 72 year-old man with dementia who is fully mobile and lives at home in Montrose with his wife.
Personal care required, including assistance with showering, male grooming, dressing and toileting.

  • The applicant must have the ability to cope with regular incontinence.
  • Experience of working with people with dementia or have had lived experience with coping with this condition is preferred.
  • Assistance with some meal preparation is required and support with feeding and taking medication.
  • Encouragement, reassurance and prompting are essential to this role.
  •  Car driver is essential.
  • The role will include practical support with a short walk with the small family dog and to get a daily newspaper. Therefore, the applicant must be good with dogs. A short drive or walk in the town can also be offered.

Applicants must be caring, kind, friendly, patient, understanding, reliable, honest and have a good sense of humour.  Member of PVG scheme is essential but application forms can be provided.

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Application forms should be returned to [email protected]

The SDS Support Service exists to support people to employ their own Personal Assistants and/or purchase services using direct payments. As an organisation we are not the employer, but assist people to look for staff if they need them. If you are employed, your contract will be with the person in receipt of the direct payment and not with Dundee Carers Centre or the SDS Support Service.

Personal Assistants x 3 part time posts

  • Hours:  Post 1:  13 hours per week
                   Posts 2 & 3: 9 hours per week
  • Rate of pay:  £11 per hour

Personal Assistants required for a 64 year old woman with severe COPD and arthritis who needs oxygen 24/7.    Assistance is required with personal care and tasks around the house.  Applicants must be friendly, caring, sensitive, good company and good with dogs.  Females only need apply as permitted under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010

There are three posts available:  2 posts at 9 hours per week and 1 post at 13.5 hours per week.  Flexibility is required as there will be a requirement to cover for other staff during periods of sickness or annual leave.

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Application forms should be returned to:  [email protected]

The SDS Support Service exists to support people to employ their own Personal Assistants and/or purchase services using direct payments. As an organisation we are not the employer, but assist people to look for staff if they need them. If you are employed, your contract will be with the person in receipt of the direct payment and not with Dundee Carers Centre or the SDS Support Service.


Relief Personal Assistant

  • Hours: Holiday and sickness cover  (Mon-Fri 8-9am and 8-9pm)
  • Rate of pay: £11 per hour

Relief Personal Assistant required to support an older man with mobility issues to live independently in his own home.  The successful candidate will provide assistance with personal care, so previous experience as a carer/nurse would be advantageous.  Experience of mobility issues would also be desirable.   Applicants should be punctual, understanding, and patient with a good sense of humour.

The role will be to support holiday and sickness cover for another staff member. The hours of work will be Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 9.00am and 8.00pm to 9.00pm.  Current confirmed dates required week commencing 23rd August 2021 and week commencing 25th November 2021, although cover for other dates will come up on occasions.

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Please return completed application forms to:  [email protected]

The Self-directed Support Service exists to support people to employ their own Personal Assistants and/or purchase services using direct payments. As an organisation we are not the employer, but assist people to look for staff if they need them. If you are employed, your contract will be with the person in receipt of Option 1 (Direct Payment) and not with the Self-directed Support Service.

 


Personal Assistant (Maternity Cover Post) Forfar

Hours:  16 hours per week (rota-basis, mostly mornings and evenings.)

Rate of pay:  £9.30 per hour (pay rise pending to £9.50)

Job Reference: BM/Forfar

 

Personal assistant required to join a small team in Forfar to support a woman to live independently and assist with personal care and daily living tasks. Experience of supporting people in their own home and of using a hoist are desirable. Car driver essential with own vehicle.

Must be available at weekends and must like dogs.

Please note, this is a Temporary Post to cover a period of Maternity Leave from July 2021 but the successful candidate may be offered relief hours once the post comes to an end.

Please note that females only need apply as permitted under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act 2010.

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The Self-directed Support Service exists to support people to employ their own Personal Assistants and/or purchase services using direct payments. As an organisation, we are not the employer, but assist people to look for staff if they need them. If you are employed, your contract will be with the person in receipt of Option1 (Direct Payment) and not with the Self-directed Support Service.