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Personal Assistant

Personal Assistant

Dumfries & Galloway, Castle Douglas

£10.50 per hour


9.5 hours per week

Closing Date: 8 July 2022

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Personal Assistant

We are looking for a Personal Assistant to help care for Laura who is based in Castle Douglas. Laura enjoys music, going out for coffee, meeting people and conversing with them. 

Support is for required for personal care, meal preparation, light household chores and shopping. Assistance with fitness exercises will also be required,days and times required are below .

Monday  9.30 – 10.30  exercises 

Thursday  1 pm – 2 pm exercises 

Friday  noon – 1 pm exercises 

Saturday  noon – 6.30 pm lunch ,housework, shopping socialising and meal prep . 


  • Training will be provided to facilitate transfers from the wheelchair to the sara stedy and toilet. 
  • Clean Driving Licence and access to own vehicle is essential.  
  • It is desirable that applicants have had previous experience in adult support services or care services, however, specific training can be sourced if the successful applicant has no previous experience in working in adult support services. 
  • It is important that the successful candidate/s are able to work as a team and communicate appropriate information to other PAs and parents as and when required. 
  • Post is subject to a satisfactory PVG.
  • Successful candidate must be willing to cover holidays and sickness also.  

Applying for this Role

Applying to work with us couldn’t be simpler. We’ve got an application form that starts by pressing “Apply Now”, and it works perfectly on your mobile phone if you prefer that. You’ll then hear from us within three weeks of the noted closing date. We’ll invite successful candidates to an interview so we can learn more about what makes each other tick, in a safe and secure way.

You can keep a track of your application in your profile management settings.

For more information on this role, you can call Nicola on 07815654562  using reference LWNR0SS.

General Information

  • Please note that Capability Scotland is not the employer but is acting on our client’s behalf, who is the employer.
  • Capability Scotland is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We are happy to consider job-share applications if this is suitable for our client’s needs.
  • Capability Scotland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people and conducts thorough pre-employment checks on all preferred candidates on behalf of our client.
  • A copy of Capability Scotland’s Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request from the HR Team.


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