Personal Support Assistant

Job Type: Flexible Hours Salary: £9.00 to £10.49 per hour

Job Description

The role & responsibilities of an EveryDay Care & Support Personal Support Assistant

EveryDay, a social enterprise wholly owned by Age UK North Tyneside is looking for Personal Support Assistants in North Tyneside and Newcastle. We currently have vacancies in the following areas:

  • Wallsend
  • Wideopen
  • Longbenton
  • Killingworth/Forest Hall
  • North Shields
  • Whitley Bay
  • Shiremoor
  • Backworth
  • Newcastle

As a Personal Support Assistant your goal is to promote and enable our clients to live as independently as possible in their own homes. Personal Support Assistant roles can also vary from companionship, shopping, meal preparation and housework to aiding with medication, bathing and more personal care duties.

What we offer our Personal Support Assistants

We offer an enhanced rate of pay of up to £10.49 including travel time when you reach a Level 3 working in the Community. Other rates for Level 1 – Level 3 in the Extra Care Schemes range from £9:00-£9.65.

As well as fantastic rates of pay, we also provide our care assistants with a range of employee benefits:

  • Paid training and induction
  • Paid DBS check
  • 2 free EveryDay uniforms
  • 4 weeks paid holiday – separate to hourly rate
  • 8 days paid bank holidays
  • Mileage paid at 20p per mile OR staff can use one of two EveryDay pool cars
  • Double time for Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
  • £5 Monthly payment for mobile phone users
  • Staff engagement forum representing group employees
  • Annual pay review
  • Health and wellbeing events
  • Loyalty bonus paid after two years’ service
  • Refer a friend scheme £400 payment
  • Reward Me Now App
  • Blue Light Card Rewards
  • Pension scheme
  • Career progression opportunities

What we look for in a Personal Support Assistant

Previous experience in care or as a care assistant is not necessary. Full training is always provided.

We require you to have:

  • The right to work in the UK
  • A kind nature and passion for making a difference as a personal support assistant
  • Proof of COVID vaccines or an appointment booked to have a vaccine
  • A valid driver’s licence is desirable and use of your own car if possible but not essential

Job Type: Contract

Salary: £9.00 to £10.49 hour

Call 0191 287 7011 or email HRteam@ageuknorthtyneside.org.uk for further details.

Speak to our Co-ordination Team today

If you’re thinking about accessing support for yourself or a loved one, we’re here to help whether you’d like more information, need some advice or want to discuss the support available.

Contact EveryDay
  0191 287 7028