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Gorgie, EH11
Starting salary £22,084 (FTE) rising to £23,123 (FTE), plus £500 welcome payment
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time

This position has expired.

Job Purpose

Our Personal Assistants support people to lead full, active and socially connected lives, supporting people to achieve the things that matter to them.

Applicants should have, or be willing to work towards, a qualification meeting the standards required for registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Job Details

We are currently looking for one new female* Personal Assistants to join the team who support an active young woman who lives in her own home in the Gorgie area of Edinburgh. This position is for various hours per week.

Support is provided

  • Mon-Fri: 8am-9pm
  • Sat and Sun: 9am-8.30pm

The contract(s) will be made up of shifts during those times. The rota is decided by and agreed upon by the Team.

Sleepovers are not an essential requirement for this vacancy but are available.

*Exemption under Equality Act 2010

About this opportunity

She says:

"I’m a young woman with autism living in the west of Edinburgh. I am quite independent and settled in my home but need support to make sure I keep up the good work.

I like to go swimming, play a variety of sports, go to the cinema, football and attend college. I enjoy long walks, picnics, watching films and soaps (especially Neighbours and Home and Away), spending time with family, baking and cooking.

I am a very active person who likes to stay busy and would therefore like to meet people who can keep up with me. I like people who are fun-loving, confident and have a good sense of humour like me. I like to meet potential candidates for cake and coffee to see if we get on."

If you would like an informal chat about this vacancy please contact

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Job ref: MG221