• Advertised from 4th March 2019
  • £10.56 per 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 and quote job reference: CG OH.

Closing date: 5th April 2019


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