Job reference: MAE LM

Area: City of Edinburgh
Working pattern: Part-time
Closing date: Open
Rate of pay: £11.29 per hour

I am a disabled woman living in Davidson’s Mains, seeking one or more Personal Assistants to offer support with a mixture of personal, social and household tasks, together with support for local outings as and when I am able, and when weather permits.

I require some assistance for the following shifts:

11.30 am to 2.00pm Sunday

4.00pm to 6.00pm Tuesday and Wednesday

10.00pm to 11.00 pm Monday to Sunday

There is also the possibility of holiday/ sickness cover.  There could be some flexibility with shifts and hours too.

No previous experience is necessary as training will be given on the job. Whether you are in your final year at school or more mature, I am sure I will have use of your skills and talent. However, I am looking for someone who is  reliable and local to me.

I am optimistic and cheerful despite my limitations. I am self supporting with the use of delta walkers around my home, but use a wheelchair when out.  My hobbies include art, poetry and languages especially Spanish and French.

Please state the minimum and maximum no of hours you are looking to work/available to work. Specify in your application which days and times you are available to work. 

Person specification:

  • Applicants must be cheerful, reliable, and flexible
  • You do not need to be strong to do this job, but general good health and fitness is required
  • Non-smoker preferred.


Rate of pay: £11.29 per hour.
Please note this job is strictly PAYE, not cash in hand.

Early applications welcomed.

*genuine occupational requirement

How to apply

To apply:

Please fill out the application form below. The application form has to be completed because the funding for the role comes from the City of Edinburgh council and the post is PAYE.

The application form will be seen by myself and I will be able to contact you from there. Please state which days and times you are available and what mode of transport you will use. The link below will provide you with a full description of the role. Please complete ASAP if interested.

Download an application pack Application-Pack-MAE-LM.22

You can also request an application pack from or call 24 hour jobs line on 0131 475 2558 quoting reference MAE LM.

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