Job reference: CG OH

Area: City of Edinburgh
Working pattern: Full-time | Part-time
Closing date: Open
Rate of pay: £11.24 per hour

Summary

As a Personal Assistant (PA), your role is to support the employer, a disabled man and powerchair-user in his late 20s, to pursue his ambitions and live as independently as possible.

 

This opportunity is only open to holders of a driving licence valid in the UK.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the employer with a range of social, work-related and domestic activities (and enable him to pursue his interests, desires and goals in general).
  • Assist the employer out and about, including driving the employer’s adapted van.
  • Assist the employer with tidying, laundry, shopping and other household tasks.
  • Assist the employer with eating, drinking and preparing food.
  • Assist the employer with dressing and personal care, including use of a ceiling-track hoist.

 

Skills & Personal Qualities

  • Enthusiastic, outgoing and positive attitude.
  • Excellent communication, social and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent time-management and organisational skills.
  • Previous experience supporting a disabled person is desirable, but not essential.
  • Driving licence valid in the UK is essential.
  • Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership is essential.

 

Additional Information

  • Opportunity is open to male and female applicants.
  • Employment is dependent upon the successful completion of two paid trial shifts.
  • Working hours are negotiable, with full-time, part-time and casual positions available.
  • Training is provided.

 

The Post

Pay Rate: £11.24 per hour

Working Pattern: Full-time or part-time


How to apply

How to Apply

To apply for this position, email your completed application form or CV to pajobs@lothiancil.org.uk, quoting job reference CG OH in the subject line. Download an application form via the link App form Nov 21

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