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Job title: Personal Assistants
Job reference: SDS/KC/058A & 058B
Location of work: Rosyth, Fife
Hours of Work: Personal Assistant (job-share considered) and Relief PA worker. 14 hours per week dedicated to Personal care tasks to be worked flexibly Monday to Sun Morn times to be discussed. Hours may vary. NB Flexibility required as may be necessary to accommodate emergency situations. Hours may vary according to activities and health conditions.
Salary or Hourly Rate: £9.50 per hour
Contract type: Permanent
Additional information: This role requires an enhanced check through PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) Full clean driving licence. Non Smoker. Reimbursement of fuel costs. Occasional meal.
Experience Required: Previous experience of working within a support and care background and with disabled people with particular experience in mental health with emotional and behaviour management is essential.
Closing date for applications: 27th September

I am a 53 year old woman. You will be required to help me to live independently in my own home. I will need you to assist me in the provision of personal care and day to day activities. Flexibility is required. Confidentiality and respect for my privacy and daily routine is of importance to me. Experience in mental health conditions is essential. Non-smoker.

Job title: Personal Assistants
Job reference: SDS/WA/073A & 073B
Location of work: Cardenden, Fife
Hours of Work: 1hr 45mins 2:1 support 27mins x 2:1 support at 9am, Mon, Wed & Sat. Flexibility is required.
Salary or Hourly Rate: £9.50 per hour
Contract type: Permanent
Additional information: This role requires an enhanced check through PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) Clean drivers license is desirable. Applicants are advised that this role will be carried out in a non-smoking environment.
Experience Required: Previous experience of working within the care sector and a knowledge of providing personal care is advantageous.
Closing date for applications: 27th September

This role will require you to assist a 67-year old man with Parkinsons disease, to live independently in his own home assisting with personal care, taking medication and accessing snacks/beveradges. Therefore, confidentiality and respect for privacy and daily routine is of the utmost importance.

Our client is/was a black belt third dan in Judo, so he still loves watching it on TV. He enjoys a good cuppa and has a collection of novelty tea pots. He is a good listener. His Parkinsons affects his mobility and speech.

Applicants must have a caring attitude, be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work.

Job title: Personal Assistant
Job reference: SDS/JW/080
Location of work: St Andrews, Fife
Hours of Work: 20hrs per week. Duty times –, mostly afternoons or evenings 3/4 hour, but occasionally morning 3/4 hour or overnight, if required. Liaising with the Employer. Flexibility is required.
Salary or Hourly Rate: £9.50 per hour Occasional overnights. £90.08 per 8hr shift. Hours of overnight/waking nights to be agreed with Employer.
Contract type: Permanent
Additional information: A full clean driving licence is essential. Driver preferred. Applicants are advised that duties will be carried out in a non-smoking environment. PVG check required
Experience Required: Previous experience of working within a support and care background and with disabled people with particular experience in learning disabilities and preferably with epilepsy. In-house training will be given.
Closing date for applications: 27th September

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Personal Assistant for a 37 year old woman in her own home and socially, in the St Andrews. Client would like someone around her own age group. Relevant experience of working in care, preferably with Epilepsy. Duties will include assisting with medication and access to beverages, helping with dressing and showering, eating, personal care, cooking simple meals, accompanying to toilet or commode. Assisting with appointments, clinics, telephone conversations etc.

Sitting while she seizures until she settles and is safe. Steadying her when walking within the house and outside. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, she will have a cheerful disposition and a good sense of humour. Flexible to work day and night duties. Ability of deal with stressful situations.

Female applicants only due to the nature of care. A full clean driving licence is essential. An enhanced check through PVG essential. Ability to travel with client when required. Working in a non smoking environment

Job title: Personal Assistant
Job reference: SDS/LM/079
Location of work: Rosyth, Fife
Hours of Work: Full time 36 hours per week
Salary or Hourly Rate: £9.50 per hour
Contract type: Permanent
Additional information: A full clean driving licence is essential. Driver preferred. Applicants are advised that duties will be carried out in a non-smoking environment. PVG check required
Experience Required: Previous experience of working within a support and care background and with disabled people with particular experience in learning disabilities and preferably with autism. In-house training will be given.
Closing date for applications: Friday 17th September

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Personal Assistant to join a team who provide care for a young women in her own home in the Rosyth area in Fife. The successful candidate will have experience in caring for people with a learning disability and preferably with autism. Care is provided on a 24hr basis seven days a week with 2 members of staff on shift at all times. The rota is predominantly 12 hr day shifts with 12 hr sleeping night shifts. Nightshift hours are paid at the same hourly rate as day shift and are included in contracted hours. Female applicants only due to the nature of care.

I have a good sense of humour and enjoy music, singing, accessing the community for activities eg swimming and going to the cinema.

Job title: Personal Assistant / Relief Personal Assistant
Job reference: SDS/NC/078
Location of work: Cardenden, Fife
Hours of Work: 5hr 25m per week / 7 days. Morning visit 8/8:30am (45mins per day).
Salary or Hourly Rate: £9.50 per hour
Contract type: Permanent
Additional information: This role requires an enhanced check through PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups)
Experience Required: Previous experience of working within the care sector and a knowledge of providing personal care
Closing date for applications: Friday 10 September 2021

Role / About Me

You will be required to assist 92 year old woman with dementia, to live independently in her own home. We are looking to recruit an additional members of staff. The role is inclusive of supervising showering, bathing, drying, and assisting with dressing. Provision of personal care and toileting. Food and beverage preparation.

A good work ethic is key. You should have an outgoing, friendly personality, a positive outlook and a good sense of humour. I am very sociable and enjoys a good conversation. I have a love of all animals, especially dogs.

Applicants must have a caring attitude, be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work. As the duties require flexibility.

Applicants are advised that this role will be carried out in a non-smoking environment.

Job title: Personal Assistant
Location of work: Tain, Ross-shire
Hours of Work: 5 hours per week (week days & very occasional weekends)
Salary or Hourly Rate: Up to £11.00ph
Additional information: Clean driving license and access to a car, PVG check required
Experience Required: A background in support work is desirable.

We are looking for a Personal Assistant to provide support to a gentleman who would like to access various activities within his local community, including the gym.

You have to be patient and caring with a good sense of humour, reliable and flexible.

Your duties may on occasion include assisting with some light house work, shopping and menu planning.

You will be kind with a good sense of humour and have the ability to use your own initiative.

The hours of work will be weekdays and are negotiable, although may include an occasional weekend.

Job title: Personal Assistant
Location of work: Highland IV24 Postcode Area
Hours of Work: Up to 10 hours per week
Salary or Hourly Rate: Up to £11.00ph
Additional information: Clean driving license and access to a car, PVG check required
Experience Required: Experience with supporting young people with autism is desirable, however being kind and nurturing is essential.

We are looking for a Personal Assistant to provide support to a young person who requires patience and understanding. 

Our young person enjoys crafts & activities, swimming, being outside, visits to Macdonalds and the cinema.

You will be kind, caring and fun, reliable and have the ability to use your own initiative.

The hours of work will be after school and weekends. 

Job title: Personal Assistant
Location of work: Invergordon Area
Hours of Work: Up to 12hrs per week
Salary or Hourly Rate: Up to £11.00ph
Additional information: Clean driving license and access to a car, PVG check required
Experience Required: Experience with supporting young people is desirable.

We are looking for a Personal Assistant to provide support to a young man who requires patience and understanding.

You have to be willing to share his interests, especially in football and being outdoors.

You will have the ability to help him learn everyday skills in a kind and positive way.

You will be caring with a good sense of humour and have the ability to use your own initiative.

The hours of work will be after school and weekends. 

Job title: Personal Assistant
Job reference: SDS/JB/077
Location of work: Crail, Fife
Hours of Work: Approx 26 hours per week. Hours required are morning starts, 7/7.30am Monday to Friday with number of daily hours flexible. Mon 7.30am-2:30pm Tue 7.30am-10.30am Wed 7:30am-2:30pm, Thur/Fri 7:30-10.30am
Salary or Hourly Rate: Starting at £9.50 per hour although pay rate will be relevant to experience
Contract type: 3 month trail period
Additional information: This role requires an enhanced check through PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) Clean drivers license/ access to vehicle, is essential. Applicants are advised that this role will be carried out in a non-smoking environment.
Experience Required: Previous experience of working within the care sector and a knowledge of providing personal care is advantageous.
Closing date for applications: Friday 10 September 2021

This role will require you to assist an elderly man to live independently in his own home in Crail, Fife, KY10. Must be kind and compassionate with experience in Dementia and be able to provide personal care, taking medication, preparing meals, light domestic duties, attending appointments, social activities, companionship/befriending and outings. Therefore, confidentiality and respect for privacy and daily routine is of the utmost importance.

I would like someone who is outgoing, friendly personality, a positive outlook and easily approachable. I enjoy meeting people, enjoy food, having a cuppa, cake and listening to music.

Applicants should essentially be self employed, must be kind and compassionate, be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work.

Job title: Relief Personal Assistant
Job reference: SDS/EOG/076
Location of work: Leslie, Fife
Hours of Work: see job description
Salary or Hourly Rate: £9.50 per hour
Contract type: Temporary with a view to becoming Permanent
Additional information: A clean driver’s license is desirable, working in a non-smoking environment. Experience with other special needs adults/children. Experience of manual handling hoists and slings is essential and advantageous.
Experience Required: PVG check required
Closing date for applications: 27th September 2021

Relief/Casual Personal Assistant sought to provide support with all aspects of personal care to a 15 year old female with Cerebral palsy, learning disabilities and a wheelchair user. I enjoy Peppa pig, tech and music, cooking and am a very sociable and outgoing person.

Duties to include support weekdays Mon-Fri in the morning to get her ready for being picked up for school, and getting her in the shower/bath ready for bed. On the weekends in the morning, afternoon and evening as outlined above. This will change during school holidays to x3 visits per day, 7 days a week.

Applicants must a clean driver’s license, be a non-smoker. You will ideally have carer/childcare experience with other special needs adults/children. Experience of manual handling hoists and slings is essential and advantageous.

Job title: Personal Assistant
Location of work: Clydebank
Hours of Work: • 24.5 Hours per week. This will be on a flexible basis dependent on needs of both employer and employee
Salary or Hourly Rate: • £9.50 per hour, in accordance with guidelines from the local authority
Additional information: No job sharing requested, as would prefer to work with 1 person Personal reference checks and appropriate PVG will be carried out for the successful candidate
Experience Required: The ideal candidate may have experience of intimate personal hygiene and care routines, although this is not essential. What is essential is that they are highly reliable, must have an honest, reliable and flexible attitude towards life and work.

Carer / Support Worker required for an older female with a physical disability living in the Clydebank area.

Responsibilities:

  • some personal care
  • household tasks and cleaning
  • assist with day to day activities
  • support to attend medical appointments, days out and meetings, subject to daily activities
  • ability to carry out tasks to a high standard
  • willingness to learn the job and undertake relevant training

Days and times:

  • 24.5 Hours per week.  This will be on a flexible basis dependent on needs of both employer and employee.

Conditions:

  • £9.50 per hour, in accordance with guidelines from the local authority.
  • HMRC registered employer.  Pension scheme available.

Essential Criteria:

  • Must have a clean, current driving licence as some driving is required
  • communicate and discuss any problems that arise with employer / employee
  • respect privacy
  • reliable
  • keep working relationship confidential, including the assistance provided
  • respecting and treating possessions with care
  • discretion and integrity are paramount
  • ability to work on your own initiative or under guidance
  • must be open minded and comfortable as will be assisting with personal care as well as domestic tasks
  • must have a good sense of humour
  • must like animals as there is a pet in the home
  • must be a non-smoker

Job title: Personal Assistant
Location of work: Nairn
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week are required: Tuesdays and Fridays from 09:30 to 13:00; and every day from 17:00 to 21:00 (room for some flexibility)
Salary or Hourly Rate: TBC
Additional information: Driver with own transport essential. Work is in a non-smoking environment. Work history and references are required. The applicant should be HRMC registered; and should possess personal and third-party liability insurance, and a “PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups)” certificate
Experience Required: Previous experience of working and of providing personal care is advantageous but not essential; the applicant must, above all, be caring and responsible.
Closing date for applications: 31st August

A self-employed individual is required to provide care for an elderly lady living alone in her own home. A total of 35 hours per week are required: Tuesdays and Fridays from 09:30 to 13:00; and every day from 17:00 to 21:00. Precise hours may be adjusted depending on the applicant’s profile and availability. This would be part of a self-directed-support (SDS) care package, to supplement the team presently covering nights (21:00 to 09:00) and most mornings.

Tasks will include:

  • Showering/washing; dressing; making bed; and tidying bedroom, clothes cupboard and shower room.
  • Driving to appointments (Doctor; pharmacy; food shopping; hairdresser…).
  • Accompanying for walks outdoors.
  • Meal times (to complement pre-cooked meals delivered three times per week): basic food heating/preparation, setting table, and tidying/washing up.
  • Liaison with the lady’s son (Power of Attorney

For continuity of care ideally this position will be for by one person however consideration will be given to the role being filled by two different people

Job title: Post A - Personal Assistant – Mon – Fri evenings Post B - Personal Assistant – Sundays only
Job reference: SDS/JL/074 and SDS/JL/047B
Location of work: Dunfermline
Hours of Work: New staff required to supplement existing staff team. Two posts are available for Personal Assistants. Applicants may apply for one or both posts. Post A:- 9 hours a week over 5 evenings between 8pm and 10pm Monday to Friday. This is to assist an elderly gentleman with MS in his bedtime routine and general related household tasks. Post B:- 5 hours a week (8am-1pm) Sunday. This is to prepare the gentleman for the day. Duties will include moving and handling, showering, dressing and general household tasks.
Salary or Hourly Rate: £9.50 per hour
Contract type: Permanent
Additional information: Driver preferred with own transport. References and work history required. Work is in a non-smoking environment. Applicant must be of a caring disposition.
Experience Required: Previous experience of working and of providing personal care is advantageous but not essential. PVG check will be required.
Closing date for applications: 27th September 2021

About Me

I am a young 73 year old male with M.S. Your role will be assisting me with morning routines, preparing me for bed and light household tasks. I enjoy chatting to people about a wide range of things. I also have a keen interest in sport and local activities.

Flexibility is required. Confidentiality and respect for my privacy and daily routine is of importance to me. A Non-smoker and car driver is preferred.

Job title: Personal Assistant
Location of work: Bishopbriggs
Hours of Work: Vary depending on need and time of the year
Salary or Hourly Rate: £10.00/hour
Additional information: The applicant will be required to supply references, be PVG compliant, and currently be paid through GCVS.
Experience Required: Own transport and a clean driving license preferable but not essential.

Mature female with Dementia requires a part-time Personal Assistant to help lead a more independent life. There are currently two PA’s in place and the new person will be required to fill in holiday and other gap periods.

The ideal applicant will be friendly, enthusiastic, energetic, and preferably will have personal experience of caring (or living) with someone with Dementia. The applicant will be expected to provide support for day-to-day living in cared for person’s own home.

This role will suit an applicant who enjoys caring for others and who will be comfortable with the level of responsibility required.

Job title: Personal Assistant
Job reference: SDS/NB/068
Location of work: Glenrothes, Fife
Hours of Work: One-hour block introduction visits after school to begin with and over time building up to 5 hours per week, weekdays or weekends. The working pattern may be negotiable with the ideal candidate.
Salary or Hourly Rate: £9.50 per hour
Contract type: Permanent
Additional information: Work will be carried out in a non-smoking environment Car driver essential.
Experience Required: This role requires an enhanced check through PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups).
Closing date for applications: 27th September

A Personal Assistant is sought to provide support to a 9-year-old boy, with learning disabilities and complex needs (primarily around language, communication and understanding). The candidate will have experience and understanding in supporting individuals with complex disabilities, and experience in managing and supporting emotional and behavioural needs would be advantageous.

Supporting him to participate with social and educational activities at home, and after school. Offering him support to access groups and activities in his community once a trusting relationship is established. Our client enjoys various activities including playing with vehicles, interest in emergency service vehicles/workers, lego, rollercoasters/theme parks and roleplay. He has a love of characters in movies such as Buzz lightyear, Wallace & Gromit and Monsters Inc.

Other activities he enjoys range from dancing, music, cinema visits, swimming (1:1 with an adult – has just passed his level 1 badge), playing in the park, traveling on public transport and helping with garden chores. He is a happy and sociable boy and can guarantee plenty of fun and laughs. Out with school he currently attends a local primary after-school club with his siblings.

Job title: Personal Assistant
Location of work: Renfrewshire
Hours of Work: 25 hours per week
Salary or Hourly Rate: £12.50 per hour
Additional information: The applicant will be required to supply two employment or higher education references, and the successful applicant will have a PVG check carried out.
Experience Required: Own transport and a clean driving license preferable but not essential, as is a first aid qualification.

Young male adult with autism, learning difficulties and epilepsy requires a full time personal assistant to help lead a more independent life. 

 The ideal applicant will be friendly, enthusiastic, energetic, and preferably will have personal experience of caring (or living) with someone with learning difficulties.

 The applicant will be expected to provide support for day-to-day activities such as attending college 3 days a week, and leisure pursuits such as cycling, walking, swimming and gym sessions (associate membership of David Lloyd Leisure will be provided).

This role will suit an applicant who enjoys physical activity, and who will be comfortable with the level of responsibility required.

Get in touch

01563 522551 info@panetworkscotland.org.uk

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