Job Ref: SW/LP |  Permanent | Plymouth, PL2 | Hourly Rate: £8.72 | Closing Date: Ongoing

Job Overview

I’m a gentleman in my forties living in the PL2 area of Plymouth, I’m looking for a male personal assistant to help me live my life more independently with day to day tasks and support to attend activities that I enjoy such as swimming and going to the gym. I enjoy outdoor activities and would like someone to support me to pursue these. I would like to find someone who is cheerful, trustworthy and reliable with experience of mental health. It’s essential that the applicant has experience supporting people with mental health issues and has a full driving license and their own vehicle.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Support to access the community to go to activity such as swimming, gym, golf and other outdoor pursuits.
• Support with organising other activities that I would like to try
• Any other reasonable task to allow the service user to live independently

Hours: Up to 9 hours per week

Essential requirements:

• Enhanced DBS required. Cost met by employer
• Legally entitled to work in the U.K
• Full driving Licence and own vehicle
• Experience with mental health

Desirable requirements:

• Experience in health & social care

To Apply:

PLEASE INCLUDE JOB REF SW/LP IN APPLICATION

To apply for this post, please submit a CV, or letter providing your name, tel. number, address & email address, qualifications, employment history to date – including: name of employer, job title, employment start & end date - for up to past 10 years i.e. from 2010 to 2020 and a statement explaining why you are applying for this job.

Please email CV to [email protected]

If successful at interview an enhanced DBS check will take place. (Formerly CRB).  Employment is dependent upon a satisfactory enhanced DBS certificate.

You must evidence that you have the right to work in the UK [A current passport showing that you are a British citizen, or that you have the right of abode in the United Kingdom. A document showing that you are a national of a European Economic Area country* or Switzerland].

All interviews will be conducted in the location of the client.

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.


The above posts complies with section 7 (2) (b) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.