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Personal Assistant (PA) To Young Disabled Man

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th March 2022


  • Advertised from 4th February 2022
  • £11.24 per hour. Full-time or part-time
  • CG0H

Role

Summary

As a Personal Assistant (PA), your role is to enable the employer, a 28-year-old disabled gentleman and wheelchair-user in, to pursue his ambitions and live independently.

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

Key Responsibilities

· Assist the employer with a range of social, work-related and domestic activities (and enable 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-track hoist.

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.

· Working hours are negotiable

· Training is provided

Application notes

How to Apply

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


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