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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


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.


• 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, quoting job reference CG OH.

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