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Female Personal Assistant Required

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Liberton area, Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th July 2019

  • Advertised from 7th June 2019
  • Approx. 25 hours per month @ £9.18 per hour
  • HP WN ED


Our daughter has Cerebral Palsy and we are looking for a Personal Assistant to be of help with the following:

· Looking after her when we are not there, including support to get in and out of bed using a hoist, changing her incontinence pad and helping her to get dressed for the day or for bed. Also, preparing food.

· Support to go to the boccia, cinema etc. with or without friends.

· Support to go shopping, with or without friends.

Our daughter is interested in make-up, clothes and fashion as well as following bloggers and YouTube vloggers. She also likes Disney films and Boccia.

We are looking for someone who likes working with children and young people and who is reliable, trustworthy, friendly and easy-going.

We would like someone who has a sense of humour and who is sensitive, approachable and punctual.

It would be useful if you could drive our wheelchair accessible car.

We also would like the Personal Assistant to be able to do 3 overnight shifts per year. This could be flexible, but ideally it would be from 12noon -10pm, then a sleepover from 10pm-7am and a shift from 7am-12noon.

Application notes

To apply please either send in your CV or complete and return an application form by 4 pm on the closing date of Thursday 4th July 2019.

For more information and an application form, please obtain an application pack. This can be downloaded from the recruitment section of or by emailing and quoting reference HP WN ED. Alternatively, you can phone 0131 475 2558, quote reference HP WN ED and leave your contact details.

If sending in a CV, remember to quote reference HP WN ED and email to