Job reference: MF IMC

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

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 £11.24

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

Non -smoker



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


To apply please complete an application form and return it to CVs and covering letters, quoting reference MF IMC, will also be accepted.

Download an application pack: MF IMC Application Pack 2021

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