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self-directs support dundee

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The Self-directed Support Service supports 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.

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Personal Assistant

Hours: Part-time (to be negotiated)

Rate of pay: £12 per hour

Location: Broughty Ferry

“We are seeking the right person to provide support to a young person who requires assistance in relation to physical health challenges.

Place of employment would be in the family home in Dundee and, at times, in the community.

He is talkative and outgoing and enjoys participating in and watching sports.”

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Please send completed applications or queries to [email protected]

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Personal Assistant/Support worker

Hours: Various shift patterns morning evenings and night calls and weekends

Rate of pay: £12 per hour

Location: Dundee 

Relief staff required with the opportunity to be offered permanent or contracted hours.

Personal assistant/support worker to assist their disabled employer in all areas of personal and domestic needs, and accompany them to access the community and social activities.

By providing care, you are enabling the employer to become as independent as possible.

The personal assistant will work directly with the employer and family to provide high standard of care and should put the needs and interests of the employer first.

The employer is a young girl with disabilities and additional needs.

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Please send completed applications or queries to [email protected]

Personal Assistants (3 posts)

Hours: 4 hours (Saturday morning)
3 hours (Saturday afternoons)
3 hours (Sunday afternoons)

Rate of Pay: £13.50 per hour

Location:  Dundee 

Private Employer looking for caring, kind, responsible and committed personal assistants to join their small friendly team for 2 delightful children with disabilities and additional needs.

  • Enabling a girl aged 15 and a boy aged 7 to attend activities
  • Personal care is required for both children
  • Support is required for weekends and school holidays
  • Paid holiday included
  • Driver preferable to use own vehicle, (Personal Assistant would need to arrange business cover with their own Insurance Company)
  • Local transport possible
  • A PVG check is required

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For more information please contact:  [email protected] quoting the reference number EC/TAY

Personal Assistants (2/3 people)

Hours: 14 hours per week plus sickness and holiday cover where possible.

Rate of pay:  £14.00 to £16.50 per hour depending on shift

Location: Lochee, Dundee

Private employer, a 67 year old gentleman who has been a wheelchair user for about 50 years due to paraplegia following a spinal injury in youth is looking to recruit part-time personal assistants to provide a morning and evening visit.  The duration of each visit will be around one hour.  As support is required 7 days a week it is anticipated that this will need to be covered by 2/3 persons working a mutually agreed rota.

Main duties of support:

Morning: (around 9am): support with transfers, showering/bathing and dressing.

Evening : assistance with undressing and transferring into bed and positioning for sleep.

(The evening visit needs to be as late as possible with around 11pm being the ideal but subject to negotiation.  To compensate for the unsocial timing of this visit a premium rate is offered).

Hourly rate of pay:  £14  per hour plus an additional £2.50 per hour for evening hours.

Some appreciation of wider health aspects of paraplegia would be useful but willingness to engage in familiarisation on the job will suffice.

A willingness to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme essential.

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If you are interested in applying for this post please email [email protected]

Support Worker

Hours: 8-10 hours per week during term-time
(Mondays 9am – 5pm or 8am – 6pm)

Rate of pay: £13 per hour

Location: Dundee/Broughty Ferry

We are looking for a female personal assistant to befriend and enable a 20-year old autistic woman who is capable and has a great sense of humour.

The position is initially for Mondays 9am to 5pm  or 8am to 6pm. (8-10 hours a week during term time)

From the end of May 2023 onwards,  this can increase to 2 to 4 days a week  (8 hours), if preferred.

Some experience with handling individuals with mental health issues would be welcome,  however the most important thing is for the candidate to be a proactive positive person who would help the user get involved in activities in the community and expand her skills and horizons.

A driving licence is mandatory  for this role,  as well as a patient and compassionate approach, dependability and punctuality.

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Please email all completed applications to [email protected]

Personal Assistant (Team required)

Hours: 1 hour per day, 7 days per week.  Times are negotiable.

Rate of Pay:  £12 per hour

Location: Edzell (Angus) 

A team of local Personal Assistants required for a 41yr old male:

I am looking for reliable, enthusiastic people to work together to cover various duties which include:

Support with medication prompts, light housework, meal prep and support with personal hygiene.

Experience not essential however a driving license for one of the team is essential as I live in a rural Edzell location which requires a car journey. A willingness to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme also essential.

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Please send applications to [email protected]