Job reference: CJ WN EL

Area: East Lothian
Working pattern: Part-time
Closing date: Open
Rate of pay: £10.50

Disabled woman with learning difficulties, living in her own home in Gifford looking to hire a female personal assistant 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, golf, 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 £10.50 per hour from 6:00am to 9:30 pm. Night hour pay is £9.80 per hour from 9:30pm to 6:00am.


The post consists of one shift every Friday from 0930 to 1700 and one shift alternating Saturdays from 0930 to 1700.


There may also be occasional 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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