Personal Assistant/Carer Jobs

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Supporting Children and Young People

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URGENT – are you an experienced childcare worker who has worked with SEND children? Do you have an up to date enhanced DBS and can start work immediately? We are open to this role being a temporary position for a few weeks if you’re looking for just a few weeks of work and can start immediately.

SEN Nanny (ref: MZE)

£18/hr
 
Richmond
 
Experienced SEN nanny needed 6 hrs/day Mon to Fri the next two months, and 4 hrs/day after two months. There is some flexibility in the exact times, but it needs to be before 4 pm Mon to Fri.
Manual handling training and hoist experience is preferred.
 
MZE loves spending time with energetic and fun people and enjoys music, stories, swings, swimming, and trips.

The Nanny will support with –

Feeding

Toileting

Giving a shower

Getting dressed

Playing together

Reading books

Simple physio/OT exercises

Eye gaze experience and access to a car/driving license preferred.

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Personal assistant/carer (ref: RJA)

£14/hr
 
Surbiton
 
Personal assistant/carer required to support a 14-year-old with complex needs. The family is looking for someone who can really get to know their child and be willing to engage with her on a social level as well as provide general care.
 
Personal care will include feeding, toileting and showering, general tidying, administration of medication, day trips when time allows
 
Moving and handling experience is beneficial, as is experience of recognising seizures and aspiration. Experience with gastrostomy feeding also advantageous but not essential.
 
Term time:
 
Minimum 3 mornings a week (Monday, Tuesday, Friday) 7 am to 9 am
One or two afternoons a week (Wednesday / Thursday / Friday) 3 pm to 8/8.30 pm
 
Holidays:
 
Flexible hours around planned holiday activities

The family are based in Surbiton with nearby parking available but also within easy reach of public transport.

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Nanny/Personal Assistant (ref: FSA)

Kingston
 
£11.10/hr
 
FSA is a single mother of two lovely children and is based in Kingston Upon Thames, London. FSA lives with a chronic condition that is usually under control; however, it has deteriorated over the past year (due to some complications); therefore, it can hospitalize her at the very last minute or sometimes leave her weak and bed bound. FSA is looking for an extra pair of hands to join her wonderful family and provide childcare and personal assistance for herself.
 
FSA’s children are 4 and 9 years’ old. Expectations/ what FSA is looking for: FSA is looking for a hands-on, reliable, and trustworthy nanny. Someone who can offer flexibility in their role. During term times and school break.
 
Tasks will include; helping the children get ready for school and dropping them off and picking them up, helping them with bathing, dinner and homework if possible (but not an absolute must). Taking them to the park and activities outside school. Helping out with laundry, ironing, bedsheets changing once a week, cleaning, errands to the shop and meal preps. If FSA is taken ill during the shift, FSA will arrange to have a member of her family come over within 2 hours before or after the end of shift.

When applying for this role, please include details of your availability.

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Support Worker (ref: KSI)

Surbiton

£11.10/hr

Support worker interested in music, dance and sports, and experience working with SEN kids, required for evenings and Saturdays in Surbiton, South West London, to support a young man with Downs Syndrome and learning difficulties. The support worker will help with trips out into the community and personal care. We are looking for a support worker with experience working with people with challenging behaviours.

Monday to Wednesday – 4 to 7 pm

Saturday – 10 – 4pm

Some Fridays – 9 to 3 pm

Working hours may change to mornings in school holidays.

Full driving licence and access to a car preferred.

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Personal assistant/carer (ref: CLA)

Teddington

11 year old girl with autism living in Teddington seeks fun-loving, reliable carer. She is looking for someone to support her to take part in activities at home and in the community such as playing in the park, painting, dancing and drawing. CLA is non-verbal and has some difficulties with social interaction; this can sometimes make her frustrated. Her carer will therefore need to have a patient and cheerful disposition. Experience of working with people with disabilities and children essential. 

Additional training available to reinforce methods used at school. 

Pay rate: £10.85/hr (PAYE)/ £12.15 (self-employed)

Hours of work: Up to 8 hours per week (2 hour shifts on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays) 4pm to 6pm 

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Personal Assistant/Carer (ref: CGW)

Kingston
 
£11.10/hr
 
Flexible Personal Assistant (PA)/Carer required to support a teenage girl.
 
We are particularly looking for cover during the school holidays, 5 hours a day. There will be flexibility about shift times, which will be discussed at the interview.
 
We are also looking for a PA who can provide cover when needed between 6.30 am – 9 am, weekdays, during term time.

When applying, please let us know whether you are interested in the holiday shifts, morning cover shifts, or both.

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Urdu/Hindi/Punjab speaking Personal Assistants/Carers (ref: SJA)

£16.09/hr PAYE or £18/hr self-employed

Kingston

Personal assistants/carers required to support a 15 year old girl with washing, showering, personal care, outings in the local area and supporting attending hospital appointments.

Prior experience with hoists would be ideal, but training can be provided.

Mon-Fri – 7am – 8am, 3.30pm-4.30pm and 7pm-8pm
Sat 6-8pm

We are open to this position being a job share; please let us know which shifts you are applying for in your application.

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Personal Assistant/Support Worker (ref: HMC)

Chessington

£11.10/hr

PA/Support Worker required to support autistic 19-year-old in Chessington.

The PA would support trips out into the community, such as going swimming, to the cinema or the park, or providing company when the young man is at home.

Previous experience supporting autistic children required. One 2 hour shift a week, between 4 pm and 6 pm.

There is flexibility about which weekday to be discussed at interview.

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Personal Assistant/Carer (ref: WDA)

Richmond

£18/hr

An energetic, fun, reliable and caring personal assistant/carer is required to support a 12-year-old child in Richmond.

The personal assistant/carer will support with –

Gastrostomy Feeding

Moving and Handling using hoist

Toileting

Giving a shower/bath

Getting dressed

General personal care

Light housework

Keep busy/entertained

Reading books

Playing creative games

Simple physio/OT exercises ( will be shown )

Local Trips out

Epilepsy experience is preferred, not required.

Experience of Suctioning & Nebuliser is preferred, not required

Experience of Symbols/Eye Gaze is preferred, not required

Driving license preferred not required.

Basic First Aid preferred

The above experience is not necessary as long as you are willing to learn and have a can-do attitude. All necessary training will be given.

Term Times 

Tuesday mornings 6.30-8.30

Thursdays after school times approx 3.45-7.45

Occasional late Evening

Weekends/Holidays 

Can be flexible over weekends and school holiday times.

Occasional Late Evening

Please let us know when applying what days you are available to work.

We are looking for personal assistants that have been double vaccinated against COVID and are planning (or have had) their booster.

Immediate start for the right person.

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Carers/personal assistants (ref: SMI)

Enthusiastic carers/personal assistants required to support a teenager with special educational needs.
 
We are looking for carers/personal assistants with a full driving license and access to a car for trips out and helping keep SMI busy and entertained. Their carer will frequently accompany the teenager on bus journeys, which is a favourite pastime.

Ideally, we are looking for carers/personal assistants with some flexibility, shift times will be discussed at interview, but they will be around 3.30 pm – 9pm weekdays, with longer shifts at the weekends. Let us know what hours you are available to work on your application. Pay will be discussed during interview with parents.

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Ref: AHA – PA/carer required to support an autistic 14-year-old boy in Twickenham

PA/Carer required to support a delightful and affectionate autistic, non-verbal 14-year-old boy with sensory sensitivities and some challenging behaviours.

The PA/carer would be required to keep him company, accompany him, keep him safe on walks and trips, and be confident to help with bathing, toileting, and meal preparation.

Experience with autistic children an advantage, as is a driving licence and own car, though not a requirement for the right candidate.

Rate is £12-15 depending on experience.

Hours and days will vary, min 6 hours per week though this will rise during holidays.

Self-employed or PAYE.

Supporting Adults

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Support worker (ref: NFR)

Part-time – £11.10/hr

Kingston

We are looking for a flexible and understanding carer to support a woman with a brain injury. We are looking for someone who is available for the following shifts –

3 hours Tuesdays – shopping and cleaning

1 hour Thursdays – companionship/cleaning

3 hours (once a month) Saturdays

The start time will normally be around 11 am, but we are ideally looking for someone who can be flexible and support NF occasionally on different days or times when NF has hospital appointments or for possibly longer shifts, as needed.

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Personal Assistant/Carer (ref: CDR)

Surbiton

£11.10/hr

Personal assistant/carer required to support a disabled woman with housework, personal care, meals and exercise.

Saturday mornings – 2 – 3 hours

There is some flexibility with the start time which can be negotiated at the interview. 

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Live-in personal assistant/carer (ref: SBU)

New Malden

A personal assistant/carer is required to provide care and support for an 81-year-old woman with dementia and additional help for her husband with Parkinson’s Disease. Duties will include –

Personal Care

  • Dressing, undressing, washing, bathing and toileting.
  • Assisting with mobility – the carer will be sufficiently experienced to use a range of equipment to help with the client’s mobility, including portable or fixed hoists (electrically or manually operated) and slings.
  • Assisting with feeding – where necessary, using mechanical aids.
  • Skin and pressure area care
  • Giving medicines – complying with current best practice and health and safety requirements.
 
Housekeeping and Companionship
 
  • Providing basic companionship.
  • Preparing food and cooking simple meals – following any special diets.
  • Housework – keeping the client’s house clean and tidy. 
 
We are looking for a carer/personal assistant who is a non-smoker, fully COVID vaccinated and has an up to date enhanced DBS.
 
The working hours are between 7 am and 10 pm daily, and occasional periods during the night if necessary, with one day off each week. Your actual hours of work may vary day to day but will generally consist of time to complete the following activities including:
 
· 7 am: medication support
· 8 am: attend to breakfast, personal care and housekeeping
· Midday – 1 pm: attend to lunch and personal care
. 3pm: attend to personal care
· 6.30 pm: attend to supper
· 8 pm: personal care and bedtime routine
 
The pay will be £120 per day, and will automatically be enrolled into an occupational pension scheme. Holiday entitlement is 20 days holiday on a pro-rata basis.
 
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Housekeeper/Cleaner required in Kingston (ref: RLO)

A Registered Disabled Adult Male living in the Royal Borough Of Kingston Upon Thames, is looking for a Part-Time Housekeeper.

One day every other week for approximately 6 hours

Applicants MUST be non-smokers.
All applicants MUST be double vaccinated against COVID
Applicants MUST speak and understand Fluent English.
Applicants MUST be very hygienic.
Applicants MUST be Detail Orientated when cleaning.
Applicants will be expected to clean to an Extremely High Standard.
Applicants MUST be cat friendly.
All Applicants MUST have the following:
1. Applicants MUST have a Recent Clear DBS.
2.Applicants MUST provide References by writing, email or phone call  from 2 most recent former employers.
3. The Successful Applicant MUST provide their Passport for legal reasons.
4. All Applicants MUST be Registered As Self Employed with HMRC.

All applicants will be fully vetted.
Rate of pay is £12 per hour.
Trial period of four weeks including supervised training.

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Personal Assistant/Support Worker (ref: JSO)

New Malden

£11.10/hr

PA/Support Worker required to support visually impaired man in New Malden.

The PA would support trips out into the community, such as visits to the War Museum, toy military model shops, trips to the town centre and tandem riding. The PA would help JSO navigate his surroundings and provide thorough descriptions of what is around him.

Previous experience supporting visually impaired people would be ideal.

During term times, shifts will be 3 hours during the weekend. During holidays, 15 hours a week. We prefer someone who can be flexible with the specific days they can work, as sometimes hours can be transferred to the next week if JSO cannot go out.

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Support Worker (ref: JKL)

Chessington

£11.10/hr

2.45 pm – 5.45 pm Monday to Friday

Support Worker required to support a mum following a brain injury with after school care. The Support Worker will help and encourage JKL with household tasks and cooking. We are looking for a Support Worker with previous experience supporting a household, either personally or professionally. Previous experience of working with people with mental health issues, including young people with mental health issues, ideal.

As this is a household with a dog, we are looking for a support worker who is comfortable around dogs.

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Personal assistant/cleaner (ref: PGO)

£11.10/hr PAYE or £15/hr self-employed
 
Surbiton
 
Male wheelchair user living in central Surbiton, highly independent, needs some practical domestic support in his flat twice a week up to a maximum of 4 hours. The flat is near local bus routes.
 
Duties are cleaning kitchen and bathroom area, sweeping, hoovering, changing bed linen, laundry and occasional ironing, taking our rubbish and recycling. Other practical assistance may be required in the flat from time to time.
 

Flexible hours and days by arrangement. Reliability and punctuality essential.

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Personal “care” Assistant (ref: AKA)

Two waking nightshifts available  £15 per hour (dependent on experience and after training)

Starting date: immediate start

This position is to work with a 48-year-old man who works full-time for local government in town planning. He needs a Personal “care” Assistant who can also work flexibly and to be hands on when required. He enjoys good conversation, DIY, technology, theatre, music, cinema and being with family and friends. Your role is to assist the PA User to lead his life based on his individual choice.

No experience is required for this position as comprehensive training is provided: you will need to have common sense, be reliable, reasonably fit and healthy with a positive, can-do attitude and good communication skills.

Personal Assistants provide all personal care, domestic and practical support. The includes:

·         All personal care: dressing; bathing; going to the toilet, feeding, etc

·         A waking night shift (you must be able to wake easily – a recliner chair is provided to rest whilst on-call)

·         Light housework and practical tasks

  • Accompanying to visit friends, family, meetings, etc

Personal Assistants need to be flexible, trustworthy and be willing to learn and open to new ideas. This is an active and interesting position and provides plenty of opportunities to gain new skills and have unique and varied work experiences. 

Nursing Jobs

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Band 6 Nurses (ref: ATA)

Experienced Band 5 or 6 RGN nurses required for day roles to care for a 3-year-old girl in Kingston upon Thames.

The Day Shifts will be accompanying ATA to school Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

The nurses are required to be up to date with their tracheostomy. 

Free Parking available, and Norbiton station is a short walk away.

Pay rate: £40 per hour

If you would like the application form to be in a different format or have any questions, please contact joanne.stafferton@kcil.org.uk.
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