Job reference: DA WN

Area: City of Edinburgh
Working pattern: Part-time
Closing date: Open
Rate of pay: £11 per hour

Rate of pay £11 per hour. (This rate will substantially increase around April/May 2024.)


Blind man looking for someone to support him to work for a charity near Easter Road in Edinburgh.


Examples of the help I will need include taking notes for me, helping me with my computer, accompanying me to meetings and basically seeing for me.


No experience necessary as training will be given.  However, you must have some skills in using a computer, have the ability to work under pressure, have good eyesight and have excellent written and oral English.


I am looking for a personal assistant to cover two to three shifts totalling 9 hours per week.  In addition to this there will be an extra 15 minutes per shift to help me to get to or from work whilst I’m without a guide dog.  The shifts will occur usually Monday to Friday during normal business hours.

How to apply

To apply please complete an application form and return it as soon as possible.  CVs will not be accepted in place of a completed application form.


For more information and to get an application form please obtain an application pack.  This can be downloaded by following this link: Download DA WN ap pack or can be requested by emailing and remember to quote the job reference DA WN.  You can also phone 0131 475 2558 and leave your contact details including job reference DA WN.

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