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:


Support Worker

Hours 10 hours at the weekend (employer is flexible and would discuss having every 4th weekend off)
Salary:  £11.50 per hour

I am a 43 year-old wheelchair user, who has cerebral palsy, MS and learning disability. I live with my parents and attend a day centre. I like to socialise in the evenings and at weekends. I have a good sense of humour and can communicate well. I am looking for a personal assistant, who will help me to be as independent as possible and who is fun-loving.

General Duties

  • Transport to and assist with activities, e.g .shopping, cinema, theatre, outings etc.; Help with feeding; Assistance with personal care
  • You must respect the confidentiality of your employer at all times
  • You must be willing to undertake basic training as required
  • You should be willing to provide cover for other personal assistants holidays and sickness absence if required
  • Car driver and non-smoker essential
  • Reliability and flexibility essential

Apply for this post

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.


Personal Assistant (Maternity Cover Post) Forfar

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

Salary:  £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.

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Apply for this post

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.