Job reference: CJ WN EL

Area: East Lothian
Working pattern: Full-time | Part-time
Closing date: Open
Rate of pay: £12.43 per hour

Active woman with learning difficulties living in her own home in Gifford, East Lothian, is looking for one or two female Personal Assistants to join a small existing team.

Main duties would be to support her, where necessary, in her daily life, ensuring her safety and wellbeing.

She also has numerous interests and hobbies and enjoys sport. PAs need to assist her in her involvement and participation in these. She enjoys arts and crafts, cycling, walking, badminton, golf and swimming. She also enjoys gardening.

Within the home, duties would include assistance with cooking, laundry, help with personal care and general housekeeping duties.


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.  Public transport links to Gifford are very poor so it would be better if the candidate has access to their own vehicle.  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 £12.43 per hour from 6:00am to 9:30 pm. Night hour pay is £11.50 per hour from 9:30pm to 6:00am.


There are various shifts including overnights.  Possibility of shifts to be tailored to fit in with school term hours.

Employer willing to be flexible.  Full and part time work available.


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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