Job reference: CD IMC

Area: City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian
Working pattern: Part-time | Zero-Hours
Closing date: Open
Rate of pay: £11.31 per hour

I am a disabled mother of two boys, age 18 and 14, and I am looking for a Personal Assistant to support me with my family’s routines. The aim of the role is to assist me in my role as a mother to allow me to live independently.

The post(s)

Tuesday 7am to 9.20am

Thursdays 7am to 9.20am

Thursdays 4pm-6pm

Friday 7am-9.20am

Friday 6pm-8pm

Friday 8.30pm-9pm

Saturday 9.30am-12pm

Total hours available: 14 per week

Times may change slightly to reflect summer and winter months and school holidays etc so flexibility and good communication are key.

The above shifts can be split up amongst  candidates and therefore don’t have to be one person taking on a full contract

I also have a vacancy for a zero-hours contracted PA, to support me as part of my PA team.  No regular hours are offered but there will be the opportunity to cover staff holidays and sickness, including during the school holidays.

Contracted hours are available from May 2024 but relief work will be available immediately

Please see the job description in the application pack for more details.

The hourly rate of pay is £11.31 per hour.


The post holder

I am looking for someone who has experience of working with children and families.

An ideal post-holder would be someone who is compassionate, friendly, calm and patient with a good sense of humour.  Driver – desirable but not essential. Qualifications not essential.  Would be required to have a PVG membership.

Female applicants only please, this is a genuine occupational requirement.





How to apply

To apply


Download an application pack and job description to apply.

CD IMC Application Pack 2024

Please clearly indicate of you are interested in contracted or relief (zero-hour) work.

Applications by CV and covering letter will also be considered but you should read the job description contained within the application pack before applying. CVs and covering letters should clearly indicate the reference CD IMC.

Applications can be returned by email to


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