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Personal Assistant to Disabled Person

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


  • Advertised from 8th May 2019
  • £10.56 per hour. Full time, part time, and casual (negotiable)
  • CG OH

Role

As a Personal Assistant, your role is to enable the employer, a sociable and intelligent young man who has a physical disability and uses a powered wheelchair to pursue his interests and live independently. This opportunity is open to male and female applicants.

Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance with leisure activities like going for a walk, to see a film, attend an evening class, meet social groups, and for a drink in the evening.
  • Provide assistance getting out and about, including driving wheelchair accessible car.
  • Provide assistance with domestic tasks like cleaning, laundry, and shopping.
  • Provide assistance with eating, drinking, and preparing food.
  • Provide assistance with brushing teeth, brushing hair, and basic hygiene.
  • Provide assistance getting in and out of bed, using a hoist.
  • Provide assistance with personal care, showering, and toileting.

Skills and experience

  • Excellent communication and conversational skills.
  • Understanding, patient, and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Previous experience supporting someone with a disability.
  • Clean driving licence, valid in the UK, is essential.
  • Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership is essential.

Application notes

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

About The Lothian Centre For Inclusive Living

The Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL) provides administrative support and payroll services to the employer. This service allows the employer to remain anonymous in the early stages of recruitment to protect their privacy. If you are shortlisted for interview, our client will contact you.

For more information about the LCIL, visit the following link: lothiancil.org.uk


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