Personal Care Assistant - JH/BB

Job reference JH/BB
Contract type BANK
Location Taunton TA2
Hourly rate £10
Closing Date Friday 29th June 2018

To apply please email a CV to

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.

Job Overview:
The position is to care for son a young man who has a degenerative type of epilepsy. This means he has a tremor and this has limited his mobility and coordination a great deal. He can weight bear, but needs a great deal of support to transfer and to move about and uses a wheelchair. 

Main Duties:

  • Support client with personal care, washing, dressing toileting etc.
  • Support to eat and drink because of his tremor.
  • Give daily medication
  • Encourage client to go out and about, into town etc. which can be challenging. 
  • Housework

Hourly Rate:

£9-£10 per hour
Sleep in rate £50 per night



Variable bank hours to cover occasional weekends. Available to cover sickness and holidays of other team members.


Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience of manual handling and use of equipment and be physically strong. 
  • Experience of epilepsy as he can have prolonged seizures which require rescue medication at times, you would be trained in this but previous experience is preferred,
  • Ability to stay calm in a crisis. 
  • Need to like dogs, as Flash the family dog is a handful.
  • Car driver and use of car, with business insurance to enable this - mileage costs paid.
  • Enhanced DBS Check
  • Legally Able To Work in UK

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

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