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Personal Assistant

Personal Assistant

Dumfries & Galloway, Eaglesfield

£13.00 per hour

Permanent, Driving licence required

10 - 20 hours

Closing Date: 26 April 2024

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We’re obsessed with providing the best possible care and support to people with disabilities. Are you?  

We are looking for a Personal Assistant to help support a woman, based near Eaglesfield. This woman has cognitive issues, but is very active. She is always happy and joyful.

She is looking for support to attend aqua aerobics classes, to attend daycare centre and support with her medical appointments. She loves to walk and garden you would be supporting her with these activities.

She is also passionate about cooking; she requires support in the kitchen as she loves to cook for her family. You would be supporting her with companionship. 

You will be given 10 hours per week to begin with. Then this will increase over time to 20 hours as she becomes more comfortable with you.

Due to the location you need to have your own transport. In regards to appointments you will be using your car or the client’s car. You will be reimbursed for your petrol.  

Working with this lady: 

  • £13.00 - £14.00 per hour depending on experience
  • 10 hours per week to start with and then extended to 20 hours a week. 
  • Experience with cognitive issues an advantage 
  • Familiar with kitchen and can cook. 
  • Likes walking
  • An interest in gardening
  • Friendly and reliable 
  • Empathy and understanding of the client’s needs 
  • Flexible 
  • Good Communication skills 
  • Own transport due to rural location 
  • Willing to use own transport to and from appointments etc 
  • PVG Required
  • Probationary Period

Applying for this Position:

Applying to join our family 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.

A full job description of this role is available by clicking here: Job Description - Eaglesfield (2)

For more information on this role, you can call Anne on 01387 403108 or 07395794168 using reference PA155AM.

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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