Children's Personal Assistant/Support Worker

  • Location

    Barnard Castle, UK

  • Sector:

    ABI/Neurological, Adult Learning Disability

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £11.28 - £22.00 per hour, plus £67.50 per sleep in

  • Contact:

    Michaela Hayes

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Health and Social Care Jobs have a full time, permanent job vacancy for a Children's Personal Assistant / Support Worker living close to the Darlington area of County Durham. You will be working with a young male and female living with cognitive brain injuries, helping to make their life as wonderful as possible. The role will be based in the Barnard Castle area of County Durham.

The Service & Your Role

This is an amazing job where you will make a positive difference to the lives of these young people. You will be working with 2 fantastic teenagers with wonderful personalities.  As their Rehabilitation Support Worker, you will be an inspirational role model and help them with daily living tasks, accessing the community, form positive relationships and continue to do the things young people love. The young male enjoys going to the gym, playing computer games and keeping fit with outdoor sports. The young female also enjoys keeping fit, swimming, arts and crafts and certainly lots of girl-related things!

Hours, Rates & Benefits

  • £11.28 per hour weekdays, £12.30 weekends & £22.00 bank holidays
  • £67.50 per sleep-in
  • Your core hours will be Friday 18:00 – 22:00 + sleep-in, Saturday 07:00-19:00.
  • Work 3 out of 4 weekends
  • Overtime is available, you could increase your core hours once settled in

Essential Criteria

  • Level 3 Health & Social Care (or equivalent)
  • 2 years+ experience working in a caring role, preferably people with brain injuries or autism
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Aged 18 years or over*

Apply / Ask a Question

Health & Social Care Jobs are one of the leading permanent recruitment specialists across the UK.  We are a team of registered managers who have worked within the social care sector, so you will always be talking to like-minded professionals who understand your job vacancy.

Now all you need to do is CLICK APPLY, if you meet the above criteria one of our team will be in touch to progress your application further and answer any questions you may have.


*Health and Social Care Jobs is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to