Personal Assistant (PA) To Young Disabled Man

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st November 2021

  • Advertised from 29th September 2021
  • £11.24 per hour. Part-time or casual (full-hours available in future)



As a Personal Assistant (PA), your role is to support the employer, a disabled man and powerchair-user in his late 20s, to pursue his ambitions and live as independently as possible.

This opportunity is only open to holders of a driving licence valid in the UK.

Key Responsibilities

• Assist the employer with a range of activities, including meeting friends, going for a walk, to the cinema, accessing employment, managing administrative tasks (and enabling him to pursue his interests, desires and goals in general).

• Assist the employer out and about, including driving the employer’s adapted van.

• Assist the employer with tidying, laundry, shopping and other household tasks.

• Assist the employer with eating, drinking and preparing food.

• Assist the employer with dressing and personal care, including use of a ceiling hoist for transfers.

Skills & Personal Qualities

• Enthusiastic, outgoing and positive attitude.

• Excellent communication, social and interpersonal skills.

• Excellent time-management and organisational skills.

• Previous experience supporting a disabled person is desirable, but not essential.

• Driving licence valid in the UK is essential.

• Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership is essential.

Additional Information

• Opportunity is open to male and female applicants.

• Employment is dependent upon the successful completion of two paid trial shifts.

• Training is provided.

Application notes

To apply for this position, email your completed application form or CV to, quoting job reference CG OH in the subject line. Download an application form via the link below.