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Personal Assistant for Young, Physically Disabled Man

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th March 2019


  • Advertised from 4th February 2019
  • £10.56 an hour
  • CG OH

Role

In the role of Personal Assistant, you’ll enable the employer, a sociable and intelligent young man, who has a physical disability and uses powered-wheelchair, to pursue his interests and live independently.

Responsibilities

• Assist him to eat, drink, and prepare food.

• Assist him to brush his hair, his teeth, and deal with basic hygiene.

• Drive his adapted, wheelchair-accessible van.

• Assist him to attend various social and leisure activities.

• Assist him with domestic tasks, errands, and administrative matters.

• Assist him in and out of bed by use of a ceiling hoist when he feels tired.

• Assist him to use his ventilator when he feels breathless.

Skills and experience

• Excellent communication and conversational skills.

• Understanding, patience, and enthusiasm.

• Experience helping someone with a disability.

• Driving licence and PVG check is essential.

Application notes

To apply for this position, send your completed application form or CV by email to pajobs@lothiancil.org.uk, quoting job reference CG OH.

Please state on your application whether you are interested in full time or part time hours.


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