Job reference: MF IMC

Area: City of Edinburgh
Working pattern: Part-time
Closing date: Open
Rate of pay: £12.57 per hour

A lively and outgoing young lady in her 30s, with learning disabilities, wishes to recruit 2 female personal assistants to her experienced out of hours team. Her interests lie largely in music, dance, drama, cinema and eating out. She and her team are working to improve her independent living skills. She requires some help with personal care, some light domestic duties, making snacks and some meals, and with her emotional and social support.


Initially support hours would be mostly from 10.00 to 18.00 either on a Saturday or a Sunday twice a month. After training, which will be provided through the use of paid shadow shifts, the intention is, after a probationary period, to move on to offering some evening or overnight working, and possibly some short breaks supporting her at or away from home. The team is paid monthly. Further details can be discussed at interview.


Recruitment open

Part time

Hourly rate £12.57

City of Edinburgh EH17



Person Specification


A positive, caring, learning and “can do” attitude.

Empathy, patience, reliability and flexibility

Good communication and listening skills

Good team working skills

Be appropriately confident in taking the initiative

Basic IT skills

Respect for confidentiality




Knowledge and interest in Relaxation techniques

Shared interests

Clean driving licence and access to a car

May be required to join PVG scheme





How to apply

Please apply as soon as possible.  To apply either send in your CV or complete and return an application form.  CV should be emailed to and quote reference MF IMC.  Application forms are in the application pack which can be downloaded here: Click here to download MF IMC Application Pack or by emailing and quoting reference MF IMC.  Alternatively, you can call 0131 475 2558, quote reference MF IMC and leave your contact details.

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