Job reference: SR OH

Area: City of Edinburgh
Working pattern: Part-time
Closing date: Open
Rate of pay: £16.35

No closing date

Interview date to be confirmed and will be conducted via video call.


The post

Two part time personal assistants are required to assist a young man 31 with Autism to support him with social activities and outings

Social activities and outings will include but are not limited to-
– Going to the cinema
– Going swimming – He only requires someone on the side of the pool but swimming with him in the pool is encouraged.
– Going shopping
– Going for walks in parks, visiting museums and other places of interest.

He loves to travel and shows great interest in everything around him and whilst being non-verbal can with the right person communicate his needs quite well. He loves music technology gaming and European history, he has particular interests in foreign currency.

Outings will mainly be taken either by bus using the young man’s bus pass +1 card but there is a automatic car available fully insured for any driver over 21 for his outings should he chose to use it.


He will required to be picked up from his home address and taken out by car or bus or tram during the week whilst out he will require lunch as he enjoys going for lunch and eating out.



Personal qualities

Applicants would ideally have some experience of working with adults with autism and challenging behaviour.  They will also have good personal hygiene and be reliable, trustworthy, punctual and have a good sense of humour with similar interests to the post. Please note that no smoking will be permitted whilst on shift.

Hours and rate of pay

The hours will be:

2PM till 6pm either Saturday or Sunday afternoon.


Please note there are two posts Available.  Flexibility will be required


Rate of pay

£16.35 per hour

Notes/Essential criteria

The client and his family have strict rules regarding alcohol smoking and drug use. his family do not want to encourage any type of social situation in which their son would be  party of this type of interaction.

The post is subject to PVG scheme checks and if you are not a PVG scheme member, you will be asked to join before any formal offer could be made.




The post will be offered based on the completion of paid trial shift(s), this will be confirmed at interview.



How to apply

To download an application pack please click here Stephen Riva pack June 2022  or call our recruitment line on 0131 475 2558

Alternatively, please send a CV to quoting job reference SR OH

Please note Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL) provides support to individual disabled employers.  LCIL is not the employer and only provides the recruitment and administrative support to the individual employer.


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