Job reference: AP - SDWL

Area: West Lothian
Working pattern: Part-time
Closing date: Open
Rate of pay: £12.94 per hour

I am a 13yr old girl looking for new personal assistants to join my team to support me  with all aspects of daily life. I love Disney, painting my nails, fashion and hanging out with my friends. I enjoy watching netflix and youtube, singing, listening to music and doing arts and crafts.  I have Spinal Muscular Atrophy which means my muscles don’t work well and therefore I have very limited movement/strength in my arms and legs. I use an electric wheelchair and need support with  all personal care, daily routines and activities.  I live with my mum and older brother. Although shy at first, I’m very chatty once I get to know you. Shifts can be from as little as 2 hours per week.

Essential criteria: You must be kind and understanding at all times. You need to be friendly but firm. You need to be good at listening as I am very good at expressing myself and my needs. You must be punctual and reliable.

Candidates with previous PA experience/knowledge of using a hoist and manual handling equipment/skills will be preferred but not essential as training will be offered. A driving licence is preferred but not essential.

Hours: Weekly hours can be agreed in discussion with employer and can be for one or multiple shifts. Hourly rate is £12.94.

Shift details:  

Overnights 10.00pm-6.00am

Evening shifts 2 hrs approx. 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Morning shifts 2 hrs approx. 6.30am – 8.30am

NB morning/evening shifts and overnights can be put together for a longer shift. Overtime is regularly available to cover other PAs’ annual leave or for a variety of other reasons.

We have an established Pension Scheme and annual leave system.

The post is subject to a conditional PVG Scheme membership check and if you are not a member, you will be asked to join before any formal offer could be made. PVG costs will be paid by the employer.

*Genuine occupational requirement


How to apply

To apply, download an application pack AP SD WL ap pack may 2022

Or email pajobs@lothiancil.org.uk or call 24 hour recruitment line on 0131 475 2558.

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