Location: Gilmerton, Edinburgh.
23 year old man with schizophrenia looking to hire a personal assistant to support him for 12 hours per week. Duties will include support with doctors’ visits, support with communication with doctors/DWP/council, help to find hobbies/activities and emotional support. Also help around the house, shopping and socialising, including walks, going to cafes and on trips. Rate of pay £10.92 per hour.
11 year old girl with autism looking for personal assistant to support her for three hours per week plus full weekend (including nights) every three months. Support will include food preparation, administer medication, encourage young person to self-care, organise activities, socialise/go out and emotional support. Must be cat and dog friendly. Rate of pay £12.57 per hour and £94.05 per sleepover shift.
It is essential for both posts that you are a driver with a vehicle and are willing to use the vehicle at work. You would also need to be a member of the protection of vulnerable groups scheme or willing to join.
There are two distinct jobs available. Applications are welcome from people interested in either post or both posts. Please mention in your simple covering letter which posts you are interested in.
How to apply
To apply please send in your CV and simple covering letter as soon as possible. CV should quote reference AW WN ED and be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org