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Personal Assistant

Dumfries & Galloway, Kirkconnel




Closing Date: 26 April 2024

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We’re looking for bold and remarkable people who care. Can you make a difference to the lives of disabled people? 

We are looking for a Personal Assistant to support a young lady, who is based in Kirkconnel. No two days are the same in the house. This young lady has epilepsy and a peg and uses a wheelchair. Public transport is available as we live on a bus route and the train station is close by but own transport an advantage.

Her interests are cooking, painting, television and reading. She likes someone to read to her.

Hours will be discussed at interview but would rarely involve early mornings or evenings after 9.00pm. You would also be required to work either a Saturday or Sunday twice a month.

Working with this family:

  • Rate of Pay to be discussed at interview
  • Hours to be arranged
  • Experience with Epilepsy and naso-gastric tubes preferred but training will be provided for the right candidate
  • Moving and Assisting training an advantage
  • Must like dogs
  • Friendly and patient and a good communicator
  • Flexible working
  • Own transport an advantage
  • This post is subject to a PVG check

Applying for this position:

Applying for this position is easy. At the bottom of this advert, you can submit your CV and a covering letter directly to our hiring service. 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 Anne on 07395794168 using reference PA151AM.

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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