Interview date to be confirmed.
I am an experienced PA employer and have been employing my own staff for twelve years. Quite simply my PAs are my enablers as they allow me the freedom, choice and control to live life just like everyone else.
I have Cerebral Palsy, which affects the use of my limbs. I can walk short distances with the aid of my stick and assistance from a PA. However, I generally use a power chair when out and about for mobility purposes.
Your role will be to support me in my employment as an Independent Living Officer for a local voluntary sector organisation, The Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL). The successful applicant will assist me with a variety of tasks directly and indirectly related to my job.
In the short term I am currently working from home after Covid and therefore the successful applicant will support me from my home too. I hope to return to the office, based at Norton Park in Leith one day a week after employing PA to assist me.
Must be computer literate and be competent in using Microsoft applications, and have good written and oral command of English.
A UK driver’s license is essential as you will be required to drive me to and from locations once I return to working from the office. You will be required to drive my motarbility vehicle,you must be over 25 to do this.
Prior experience of supporting someone with a disability would be advantageous but not essential.
I am looking for someone who can be professional, both in my work environment and home, is reliable and enthusiastic. Somebody like-minded with a sense of humour would be desirable.
Hours and rate of pay
The post is for 16-19 per week, predominantly Tuesday Wednesday 9.30am – 15.30 and Thursday 9.30-14.30 Plus up to an additional 3 hours per week for driving me to and from work as required
however, flexibility required.
Occasionally you may be asked to work additional hours. More hours may become available for home support.
The rate of pay is £11.50 per hour
The post will be offered based on the completion of paid trial shift(s), this will be confirmed at interview.
How to apply
To download an application pack please click here OH ATW app pack OCT 2023, or call our recruitment line on 0131 475 2558
Alternatively, please send a CV to email@example.com quoting job reference OH ATW
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