Support worker vacancies

Personal Assistant

Reference: PA/KW/SWJul2021
Location: Pontefract
Hours: Part Time; approximately 30 hours per week, weekday and weekends including some night shifts, additional hours will be available as and when required to cover annual leave and sickness.
Salary: £10.00 per hour weekday and weekends, night shift £12.00 per hour.
Closing date: 30/07/2021
Interview date: TBC

Brief description

About the role:

We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive Personal Assistant to support a very sociable young man with a spinal injury in the Thorpe Audlin area of Pontefract.

You will support him with his activity programme and help him stay connected to his social networks, both at home and in the community, promoting an active and fulfilling lifestyle as well as facilitating personal care and domestic duties.

Training and supervision will be given.

About us:

JS Parker Ltd (JSP) provides an essential service to both adults and children who have suffered brain and spinal injury. Qualified staff assess clients’ needs and offer individually designed case management and rehabilitation programmes. The company was established in 1994 and is now a successful rehabilitation and case management consultancy, working in close co-operation with the legal profession. We now have five offices employing around 80 staff. We manage over 400 support workers and provide services to just under 400 clients nationally.

JSP is not an agency. Recruitment of staff for small, personalised care teams is part of our case management service and is undertaken on behalf of individuals using this service.


About you:


  • ability to be flexible with regards to shift cover to meet the client’s needs and at times at short notice
  • committed to teamwork
  • the availability to pick up overtime
  • you have a full UK driving licence
  • you can drive an automatic and manual vehicle
  • you are happy to drive, including long motorway journeys
  • ability to build a trusting relationship


  • you have experience of supporting someone with a spinal injury


To apply, please complete the application form and return it to us by email or post at  Unit 7, South West Centre, Troutbeck Road, Sheffield S7 2QA

t: 0114 229 0100

f: 0114 250 7882

For an informal discussion about this role please contact me quoting ref: PA/KW/SW/Jan2021 on 0114 250 7711


CVs are not accepted

This post is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check


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