Job reference: CJ WN EL

Area: East Lothian
Working pattern: Part-time
Closing date: Open
Rate of pay: £10.00 per hour (day) £9.30 per hour (night)

Disabled woman with learning difficulties, living in her own home in Gifford looking to hire several female personal assistants to support her with daily living tasks. Main duties would be to keep her safe and encourage her with particular tasks, both in the home and with outside leisure activities. These could include support with cooking, laundry, cleaning and maintaining her home, help with personal care, as well as her interests in arts and crafts, cycling, gardening and going for walks.

Experience of working in the care sector would be advantageous as would a clean full driving license valid in the UK, to drive an automatic car. It is essential that the postholder be a member of the protection of vulnerable groups (PVG) scheme or willing to join.

Rate of pay is £10.00 per hour from 6:00am to 9:30 pm. Night hour pay is £9.30 per hour from 9:30pm to 6:00am.

The following shifts need to be filled and applicants can choose how many they would like to apply for, whether these be every week end or alternate ones.

Saturday 0930 to 1700

Saturday 1700 to Sunday 0930, including 8.5 hour sleepover shift.

Sunday 0930 to 1700

Sunday 1700 to Monday 0930, including 8.5 hour sleepover shift.

There are also temporary shifts available:

Thursday 0930 to 1700.

Friday 0930 to 1700.

Willing to consider part time applicants. There may be overtime to cover staff annual leave or illness.


How to apply

To apply please send in your CV as soon as possible, quoting reference CJ WN EL and stating what shifts and hours you are willing to do. CV should be emailed to

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