Job reference: 08 ZZ

Area: City of Edinburgh
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Open
Rate of pay: £13 per hour and sleepovers paid at £10.81 per hour

 NO Closing date

 

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The post:

Personal assistant required to join a team to support a 34yr old man who has profound learning difficulties, epilepsy and challenging behaviour to live an independent and active life.

Duties will include assisting with aspects of daily living including personal care, domestic tasks and social life/hobbies.

You will be required to work as part of a team on a rota basis with 2 PA’s on shift at any one time.

Hours and Rate of Pay:

The post will consist of 12 hours shifts from 9am to 9pm, days to be confirmed

After interview if the applicant is successful there will be 3-4 paid trial shifts before the post is offered formally.

Night Shift and Sleepovers may be required

Rate of pay: £13 per hour and sleepovers paid at £10.81 per hour.

Notes/Essential criteria:

Experience of dealing with people with challenging behaviour would be an advantage but not essential as training will be provided. General good health is important as there will be some outdoor activities.

Caring experience would also be desirable but not essential

A full UK drivers licence is essential.

It is essential that an applicant is a member of the PVG scheme or willing to join.


How to apply

How to apply

To apply please obtain an application form. An application pack for PA vacancy 08 ZZ can be downloaded by clicking here.

Alternatively email pajobs@lothiancil.org.uk or call 24 hour recruitment line on 0131 475 2558.  Quote Job Ref: 08 ZZ and give your name and postal or email address.

Applications by CV are accepted. Email a CV and covering letter including reference number 08 ZZ to pajobs@lothiancil.org.uk. Please outline in the cover letter why you think you are suitable for the position.

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