PA to Young Man with Muscular Dystrophy

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


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

Role

Summary

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.

Responsibilities

• 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 pajobs@lothiancil.org.uk or by post to the address below, quoting job ref CG OH.

Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL)

Norton Park

57 Albion Road

Edinburgh

EH7 5QY


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