Job reference: CG OH

Area: City of Edinburgh
Working pattern: Full-time | Part-time | Zero-Hours
Closing date: May 10, 2024
Rate of pay: £13 per hour

Job Reference              CGOH

Pay Rate                           £13 per hour

Working Pattern          Full-time / Part-time / Casual

Location                          Gorgie, Edinburgh

Closing date   10 May 2024


As a Personal Assistant (PA), your role is to enable your employer, a disabled gentleman and powerchair-user in his early 30s, to be as independent as possible, supporting him with social, recreational and career-related activities, as well as personal care and domestic tasks.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist your employer with social, recreational and career-related activities, including driving his Wheelchair Accessible Van (WAV).
  • Assist your employer with cleaning, laundry and food shopping.
  • Assist your employer with eating, drinking, preparing and cooking meals.
  • Assist your employer with toileting, showering and dressing.
  • Assist your employer with remaining comfortable in bed overnight.
  • Assist your employer with going on holiday, both in the UK and abroad (with your prior agreement).

Skills & Personal Qualities

  • Enthusiastic, outgoing and positive attitude is essential.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Excellent time-management and organisational skills are essential.
  • Ability to follow your employer’s instructions and respect his wishes is essential.
  • Driving licence valid in the UK is essential (unless working evening or night shift).
  • Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership is essential.
  • Previous experience supporting a disabled person is preferred but not essential.
  • Knowledge of the Social Model of Disability is preferred but not essential.

Additional Information

  • Opportunity open to both male and female applicants who hold a driving licence valid in the UK (unless working evening or night shifts).
  • Employment is dependent upon the successful completion of a paid trial period with training.
  • Staff room is available for taking rest breaks or supporting your employer overnight.
  • Rota is provided six or more weeks in advance.

How to apply

How to Apply

To apply, email your completed application form or CV to, quoting job reference CGOH in the subject line. An application pack for PA position CG OH can be downloaded by clicking here. 

About the Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL)

The Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living provides administrative support and payroll services to your employer. This allows him to remain anonymous in the early stages of recruitment to protect his privacy. Our client will contact you by email if you are shortlisted for interview.

Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL)

Norton Park,

57 Albion Road,



Tel: 0131 475 2350



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