Job reference: MR OH

Area: City of Edinburgh
Working pattern: Part-time
Closing date: Open
Rate of pay: £11.29 per hour

No closing date

Interview date to be confirmed and will be conducted face to face

About me

I am a young, creative and crafty 62-year-old woman looking for a female personal assistant to support me in regaining and rebuilding my independence and confidence. I am looking for a personal assistant who can support and motivate me to reengage with the things that I love, helping me to get out in the community and engage in social activities.

I have lived with mental health challenges for a lot of my life and I am determined to engage in new opportunities, learn new things and make positive changes that will benefit my mental health and recovery. I would like to get back to doing things I enjoy such as gardening, learning new things, seeing family and re-establishing interests such as reading and music.


The post

I would benefit from support with tasks such as meal planning, shopping and meal preparation, attending appointments and sorting through belongings of mine which I no longer need. I am looking for support to motivate me to perform these tasks and companionship to help me achieve what I want in life.  I live in the Holyrood area of Edinburgh where there are lots of opportunities and amenities near-by.


I am looking for 9 hours per week, across 3 visits shifts are negotiable and flexible. The rate of pay is £11.29 per hour.


Personal qualities

I am looking for someone who is motivational, enthusiastic, creative, honest and empathetic. I would welcome someone who has some understanding of mental health conditions such as OCD, who can support me with my recovery in a holistic way.


The post will be offered based on the completion of paid trial shift(s), this will be confirmed at interview.

How to apply

To apply please obtain and complete an application pack. An application pack for PA vacancy MR OH can be downloaded by clicking here.


Alternatively email or call 24 hour recruitment line on 0131 475 2558.  Quote Job Ref: MR OH and give your name and postal or email address.


Applications by CV are accepted. Email a CV and covering letter including reference number MR OH to


Please note Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL) provides support to individual disabled employers.  LCIL is not the employer and only provides the recruitment and administrative support to the individual employer.

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