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PA to Young Man with Muscular Dystrophy

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th November 2019

  • Advertised from 28th October 2019
  • £10.88 per hour



As a Personal Assistant, your role is to enable the employer, a young man who has muscular dystrophy and uses a powered wheelchair, to pursue his interests and live as independently as possible.


• Provide assistance with social and leisure activities.

• Provide assistance with note taking, administrative and work-related tasks.

• Provide assistance out and about, including driving wheelchair accessible van.

• Provide assistance with eating, drinking and preparing food.

• Provide assistance with transfers using a ceiling hoist.

• Provide assistance with dressing, personal care, showering and toileting.

• Provide assistance with cleaning, laundry and other domestic tasks.

Skills & Experience

• Excellent communication and conversational skills are essential.

• Understanding and positive attitude is essential.

• Previous experience supporting someone with a disability is desirable.

• Driving licence valid in the UK is essential as you will be required to drive the employer’s adapted van.

• PVG scheme membership is essential.

Application notes

To apply for this position, send your completed application form or CV by email to or by post to the address below, quoting job ref CG OH.

Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL)

Norton Park

57 Albion Road