Job reference: GG LMX

Area: City of Edinburgh
Working pattern: Part-time
Closing date: Open
Rate of pay: £9.77 per hour

Opportunity to be part of a new friendly team of Personal Assistants

A 36 year old man with MS, living in Sighthill area in Edinburgh, is adding to his team of personal assistants, to help him to live independently in his own home.

The team covers support 24/7 on a rota basis, and you may be asked to provide cover for holidays and sickness.

Some day time hours also available.

Please indicate your availability and preferred nights/days and times on the application form.

It is important to say that he is a smoker.

He is mentally very able and is very computer orientated. He requires assistance with all aspects of daily living, including the use of a hoist. (Training will be given).

He has an excellent sense of humour and appreciates when others do too. He enjoys most kinds of music from AC/DC to classical.

Previous experience supporting someone with a disability is essential. It is also important that you are a caring person with good communication and listening skills and who would be most concerned with the safety and happiness of your employer.

You must be reliable, trustworthy and punctual, in order that his daily routine runs smoothly.

Post is subject to references and you may be required to join the PVG scheme.

Interviews will take place remotely, over Zoom, due to the current pandemic.

Rate of pay: £9.77 per hour.


How to apply

To apply: download application pack  application pack GG LMX

or request pack by phone on 0131 475 2558, or email pajobs@lothiancil.org.uk

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