PCA Required

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Personal Care Assistant

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 29th March 2019

To assist a physically disabled Clinical Research Scientist, who requires support 24/7 with all aspects of life including work, rest and play!

The employer is a Clinical Research Scientist working full-time. He is a powered wheelchair user, with limited mobility due to Muscular Dystrophy. He lives in his own home (Musselburgh area) and is looking to recruit additional Personal Care Assistants to join a small team supporting him 24/7 to live independently at home.

Assistance required with all aspects of personal care/domestic/social/medical tasks etc.

Experience not necessary as training will be given

Full driving license valid in UK/EU required

Must be reliable, conscientious, and discreet

Ability to use initiative essential

Day & Night shifts are available

Typical shift patterns include:

· 0800 to 1800 (day shift) - 1800 to 0800 (night shift)

· 0800 to 2000 (day shift) - 2000 to 0800 (night shift)

Several posts are available ranging from 25 hours to 30 hours per week (based on a 4-weekly rota). Additional hours relief/cover are also available. Additional hours relief/cover are available.

Other hours/shift patterns can be considered.

Rate of pay is £9.70 to £10.00 per hour.

Note: The post is subject to Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme checks and if you are not a PVG scheme member you will be asked to join before any formal job offer could be confirmed.