Job reference: FF24 GI

Area: City of Edinburgh
Working pattern: Part-time
Closing date: April 19, 2024
Rate of pay: £13 per hour

Client – fun loving 31 yrs old with support dog (Golden Retriever)

1 x POSITION (15 hrs min) £13 P HR (tues – thurs)

 

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Closing date – 19.4.24

Interviews – 21st/ 22nd April 2024

Start date – Immediate

No experience needed as full training will be given.

 

A fun loving, mischievous, enthusiastic and caring 31 year old woman with disabilities, who loves living life to the full (Central Edinburgh) is looking to employ a life enabling companion.  She is seeking a dynamic, energetic person to join a team of personal assistants that will bring friendship, confidence and laughter into her daily living.

This is a unique position which would be ideally suited to proactive fun loving people who also have a love of animals, dogs in particular as the client has an assistance dog (Canine Partner – a lovable Golden Retriever). Your role will be to enhance the client’s confidence, helping to further her social activities and to help support her on occasions with her activities brought into her own home – music weekly and Bobath physiotherapy every other week by a  physiotherapist with 26 years of experience. He specialises in working with children and adults with cerebral palsy of all ages and is a Clinical Expert in Bobath therapy.

The nature of the role is companionship and supporting her to do all the things she would like to do whilst also helping her to look after her assistance dog.  The client requires assistance with meals and drinking, personal care and leisure activities, and loves the outdoors. You must be of a caring and friendly nature with a good sense of humour and most importantly, a love of fun!

Good communication skills are essential and so the successful applicant must be fluent in English (spoken/ written) and have excellent listening skills.

Note: The post is subject to PVG scheme.


How to apply

If interested please complete and return an application form as soon as possible. For more information and an application form please obtain an application pack. An application pack for position FF24 GI can be downloaded by clicking here. Alternatively you can email pajobs@lothiancil.org.uk quoting reference FF24 GI.  You may also call 0131 475 2558. Please leave a message with your name, contact information and quote reference FF24 GI.

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