Job reference: HS WN ED

Area: City of Edinburgh
Working pattern: Part-time
Closing date: Open
Rate of pay: £10.92 per hour

Disabled mum of two young children looking to hire one or two personal assistants, to help with housework, simple errands, accompanying her on walks, filling out paperwork and empowering her to have some fun.


The job is based in the Inverleith area of Edinburgh. The job will vary from week to week but will involve helping mum with daily living tasks, for example hoovering, mopping, cleaning bathroom, basic computer tech support, taking employer to medical appointments, taking employer to collect child from nursery, organising small household repairs. The assistant would go to the cinema, swimming, museums and finding new stuff to do.

The postholder must have experience in supporting people with disabilities and have a relaxed, laid back attitude.  If you have a driving licence valid in the UK and are willing to use your vehicle at work that is desirable but not essential.


There are 15 hours per week available for one or two people. These hours will usually fall on a Tuesday and Friday but may occasionally vary.


Please state in your application the hours you want to do and your availability.


Rate of pay is £10.92 per hour. 5.6 weeks of paid annual leave, pro rata.


The postholder must have membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme or be willing to join.  The employer will pay for this.

How to apply

To apply please either send in your CV or complete and return an application form as soon as possible.

For more information and an application form, please obtain an application pack. An application pack for HS WN ED can be downloaded by clicking here or by emailing and quoting reference HS WN ED.  Alternatively, you can phone 0131 475 2558, quote reference HS WN ED and leave your contact details.

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