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Devon Personal Assistant Bank

With great disappointment, Living Options Devon are closing the Devon Personal Assistant Bank service in January 2018.photo of 2 people folding clothes living options devon

Thanks to funding from the Cabinet Office, the Personal Assistant Bank was set up in 2011 to address a gap in support services relating to recruiting care and support staff (as identified by our members). However, due to continued lack of funding, we feel it is now time to close the service.

If you are looking for support, we would suggest you contact some of the below organisations:

Organisation: Mysupportbroker- Emma Ellis
Telephone: 07877 809 367
Email: emmae@msb-broker.com

Organsation: Enham Trust
Telephone: 01752 547 255
E-mail: personalbudgets.plymouth@enhamtrust.org.uk

Organisation: Devon County Council
Contact Care Direct on: 0345 1551 007
Or, if you receive Direct Payments, speak to your Independent Living Advisor or email your local team for information:
East: directpaymentseast-mailbox@devon.gov.uk
North: directpaymentsnorth-mailbox@devon.gov.uk
South: directpaymentssouth-mailbox@devon.gov.uk

Devon Personal Assistant Bank
A Personal Assistant (sometimes called a PA or support worker) is someone who is employed to help an individual live independently and do the things they want to do. This could involve: personal care, cooking, cleaning, driving to appointments and companionship.  The Personal Assistant Bank is an online service bringing PAs and people looking to employ PAs (individual employers) together.

If you are looking for work please view our job vacancy page for the latest jobs.
We are no longer taking new adverts for job vacancies.

Contact us:

Email: pabank@livingoptions.org
Phone: 01392 459 222
Address: Living Options Devon, Units 3-4 Cranmere Court, Lustleigh Close, Matford Business Park, Exeter EX2 8PW

About Us

Living Options Devon is a well respected user-led organisation which works to ensure that people with disabilities and Deaf people can live the life they choose. Set up in 1990 LOD is a registered charity (Charity N0. 1102489) and a company limited by guarantee (No. 4925281). Based in Exeter and Barnstaple, our charitable aims mean we we can offer services across the South West and share good practice throughout the UK. Being led and run by people with disabilities and Deaf people ensures LOD has first hand knowledge and understanding of the issues facing service users and so is very well placed to increase the influence and voice of Deaf and disabled people. We do this by providing education, training and services which enable people to live the lives they choose.

We are happy to provide all information about Living Options Devon and its projects in alternative formats by request. Please contact us using the details above.

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Contact us

There are a number of ways you can contact us:

By telephone: 01392 459222

By email: info@livingoptions.org

By SMS: 07958 517919

By post: Living Options Devon, Ground Floor Units 3-4, Cranmere Court, Lustleigh Close, Matford Business Park, Exeter EX2 8PW