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Personal Assistant – ref JK/LP

Plymouth

  • Full time
  • 2025-01-29
  • £13.50 - £15.00 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 181223-49090

Introduction

I am seeking a reliable and friendly Personal Assistant to assist me with my care needs and my daily life. I am a man in his 30’s living with a neuromuscular condition and need support with personal and health care. The role would suit someone keen to learn new skills and who is looking for a career in health or social care.

You will be part of a developing care team working in my family home. In this role you will help to create a positive atmosphere to assist and support my autonomy. You will be assisting with all aspects of my daily life including my medical needs and so the role carries responsibilities. This position also includes supporting me on trips out locally and also on holidays in the UK. It is essential that you have a full driving licence and are willing to drive a wheelchair adapted vehicle.

It is helpful if you are familiar with driving in Plymouth. Great support workers can offer me the independence I want and can enable me to access new opportunities.

There is also additional training provided by outside organisations. If you enjoy music, theatre and films and can help me follow my interests I would like to hear from you. Along with your CV please write a paragraph about yourself, your interests and why you would like to be considered for the role.

Duties

Personal and medical care. The role involves the use of Bi Pap and cough assist. Experience in using ceiling track hoist, giving medication and delivering personal care is required. Bespoke training modules and shadow shifts are offered to all new team members to help you settle into the role. There is also additional training provided by outside organisations. If you enjoy music, theatre and films and can help me follow my interests I would like to hear from you.

Essential

● Include a covering letter or a paragraph about yourself and why you would like this job.
● Full driving licence
● Able to work every other weekend
● Educated to A level or above.
● Willing to learn new skills
● Good verbal and written communication
● Reliable and flexible availability

Benefits

● Excellent rates of pay
● Good working environment
● Training provided
● Free DBS
● Nest Pension
● Rota written 3 weeks ahead

 

Essential:

Full Driving Licence and willing to drive a wheelchair adapted vehicle.
Good written and spoken English
Willing to learn new skills

Desired Experience

Most be motivated to follow a career in care.

To Apply:
PLEASE INCLUDE JOB REF JK/LP IN APPLICATION
To apply for this post, please submit your CV to the following: recruitmentdp@enhamtrust.org.uk

As part of our Information Advice and Guidance Service, Enham Trust supports disabled people to employ their own staff. This vacancy is not a role within Enham Trust but an excellent opportunity to work directly for one of our customers. A right to work check will be undertaken before an any offer of employment. All vacancies may be subject to a DBS (formally CRB) check.

 

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:

Hours:
30-35 hours over 5 days. Various shifts to cover
day time (8am - 23.00)

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Job location

Job category

Care / support worker, Community, Home care / Domiciliary care, Personal Assistant

Profile

Enham Trust

Type of organisation

Charity

Sector

Health and social care

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