Partnership vacancies

Newport City Council works with many organisations and agencies within the area and advertises job opportunities on their behalf. 

Personal assistant, Caerleon area

An active woman in her 60’s who has Parkinson’s Disease wishes to employ a personal assistant to help her to maintain her independence.

Duities will include helping the woman to get in and out of bed and supervising showering, dressing and meal preparation.

Hours available are:

  • one hour Thursday starting between 9am and 9.30am
  •  ½ hour Thursday starting between 8.30pm and 9pm
  • one hour Saturday starting between 9am and 9.30am

The employer will arrange and pay for a DBS enhanced check.

For an application form phone 07825315760 and quote reference JM

Personal assistant, Caerleon 

The wife of a disabled man who is in his sixties is looking for a personal assistant to allow her some respite time and to allow him to go out into the community. 

The man has an acquired brain injury and needs prompting to complete task and to keep safe.  

Your main duties will be accompanying him on visits outside the house and providing company in the home. 

You will be required for 11 hours per week, 2pm to 4.30pm on Tuesdays and 1pm to 3.30pm on Wednesdays.

Other hours will be discussed and agreed at interview. 

This is a fixed rate contract of two to three months from late November 2017 with a rate of pay of £8.10 per hour. 

The employer will arrange and pay for a DBS enhanced check.

Please call 07825315760 or email directpayments@newport.gov.uk and quote reference JJM. 

Personal assistants, Somerton  

Two personal assistants are required to support a woman with her three children while one of the children has an operation and for a six month period afterwards.  

The child having the operation and her twin sister both have complex needs and significant development delay and have been diagnosed with autism.  

During the hospitalisation period (7-10 days) you will be required to help the two children at home to get ready for school and to get to school.

You will also be there when they finish school for the day and may also be asked to attend hospital so that the mother can go home to be with her other children.

It is preferred that you have a driving licence and a car so that you can attend the hospital when required.

For the first 7-10 days there are 36 hours available per week and then 20 hours per week for the following six months.

Experience of working in the care profession is preferred but not essential and the employer will arrange and pay for a DBS enhanced check.

The rate of pay is £8.10 per hour. 

If you are interested in applying for this post please phone 07825315760 and quote reference CO.

Personal assistant, Baneswell

A personal assistant is required for 10 hours a week to support a 25 year old male, with days and hours to be agreed following a successful interview.  

Duties will include supporting with daily tasks such as shopping, cooking, housework and general life skills.

Experience of the benefits system and working with people with autism is essential.

The rate of pay is £8.10 per hour and the employer will arrange and pay for a DBS (CRB) enhanced check.

Some experience is preferred but is not essential. If you’re caring, reliable and would enjoy a rewarding job then please call 07795446308 and ask for reference AM.

Personal assistant, Duffryn   

A personal assistant is required for four hours a week to support a woman with short-term memory difficulties, helping her to look around shops, visit the park etc. 

At times you will be required to provide a sitting service in her home e.g. watching television.

The main working day will be Wednesday 11am to 3pm (working hours and day can be arranged with agreement following a successful interview).  

Experience of working with older people would be desirable although not essential and the employer will arrange and pay for a DBS enhanced check.

If you’re caring, supportive and reliable and can commit to four hours per week at a rate of £8.10 per hour, please contact 07795446308 and quote reference LS

Personal assistant, Broadmead Park (holiday/sick leave cover)

A personal assistant is required to support a male wheelchair user with severe disabilities for 12 hours per week at an hourly rate of £8.10, during periods of annual leave and sick leave (minimum of 6 weeks per year). 

The role will include taking the individual into the community, assisting him with any feeding and providing activities that will keep him stimulated.

He enjoys outings, parks, shopping and other outdoor activities.  

The working week will include a Tuesday for 6 hours and Thursdays for 6 hours between 9am and 5pm (hours negotiable).

A full driving licence is necessary as you will be required to drive his mobility car. (*25 year age limit to drive the mobility car)  

If you’re caring, encouraging, supportive, reliable, have the ability to work on own initiative and can commit to 12 hours per week during periods of annual leave and sick leave (minimum of 6 weeks per year), please call 07795446308 and quote reference RG.   

Personal assistant, Rogerstone

A personal assistant is required to support a 13 year old disabled boy to access the community, including taking him to leisure facilities and assisting with play. 

Applicants must have experience and understanding of working with children with disabilities and be able to deal with behaviours associated with children with limited communication.

The employer will arrange and pay for a DBS enhanced check and the successful employee must have their own car and business insurance.

If you are a trustworthy, reliable, patient individual who can commit to four weekend hours, generally Saturdays (days and times to be negotiated following a successful interview) at £8.10 per hour, please call 07825315760 and quote reference SK. 

To register your details for future vacancies contact the direct payments service on (01633) 656 656 or email direct.payments@newport.gov.uk