PA Network Scotland

These vacancies are advertised on behalf of employers. The PA Network is not involved in the recruitment process and does not endorse any employer or partner organisations advertising their vacancies.If you are an employer or partner organisation wishing to advertise a vacancy please email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. giving full details of your vacancy.

Job title: Personal Assistant
Job reference: SDS/HM/032/3
Location of work: Kirkcaldy
Hours of Work: Evenings – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Salary or Hourly Rate: £11 per hour
Additional information: A PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) is desirable.
Experience Required: Clean driving licence.
Closing date for applications: 11th September 2022

We are currently recruiting for a Personal Assistant to assist a gentleman to live independently within his own home.

You will be required to assist with the following:

  • Prompting with personal care to promote health and wellbeing.
  • Preparation of meals.
  • Light household duties as required.

Job title: Personal Assistant
Job reference: SDS/HM/032/2
Location of work: Kirkcaldy
Hours of Work: Mornings – Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Salary or Hourly Rate: £11 per hour
Experience Required: A PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) is desirable.
Closing date for applications: 11th September 2022

We are currently recruiting for a Personal Assistant to assist a gentleman to live independently within his own home.

You will be required to assist with the following:

  • Prompting with personal care to promote health and wellbeing.
  • Preparation of meals.
  • Light household duties as required.

 

Job title: Personal Assistant
Job reference: SDS/HM/032/1
Location of work: Kirkcaldy
Hours of Work: Varied and Negotiable Mornings – Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Evenings – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Salary or Hourly Rate: £11 per hour
Experience Required: A PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) is desirable.
Closing date for applications: 11th September 2022

We are currently recruiting for a Personal Assistant to assist a gentleman to live independently within his own home.

You will be required to assist with the following:

  • Prompting with personal care to promote health and wellbeing.
  • Preparation of meals.
  • Light household duties as required.

Job title: Personal Assistant
Job reference: SDS/DE/033
Location of work: Dunfermline, Fife
Hours of Work: 5½ Hours – Saturday 5½ Hours - Sunday
Salary or Hourly Rate: £10.50 per hour
Additional information: Applicants must have a caring attitude, be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work.
Experience Required: . As the duties require flexibility the applicant should be local to the Dunfermline area.
Closing date for applications: 8th July 2022

Job Role 

We are currently recruiting for a Personal Assistant to assist an easy going, fun loving 60-year-old gentleman with MS to support him to live independently within his own home.

You will be required to assist with the following:

  • Provision of personal care inclusive of assisting with showering, dressing.
  • Preparation of light meals.
  • Provision of companionship.
  • Assisting with getting ready to attend social activities such as the cinema, shopping etc.

Applicants must have a caring attitude, be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work. As the duties require flexibility the applicant should be local to the Dunfermline area

Job title: Companion/Personal Assistant
Job reference: SDS/KJ/848
Location of work: St Andrews, Fife
Hours of Work: 30 Hours Per Week (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays)
Salary or Hourly Rate: £10.50 per hour
Additional information: An enhanced check through PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) or willingness to undertake an enhanced check.
Closing date for applications: 24 June 2022

Job Role 

We are currently recruiting for a Companion/Personal Assistant to assist a 35-year-old gentleman with Asperger’s and many other conditions. You must have a sense of humour and not be easily offended. He is a very chatty person when he feels comfortable and confident in his own surroundings, however when meeting new people, he can become withdrawn, feel nervous and lack confidence.  He would like you to be able to help build upon his own personal confidence to help him to meet new people and establish relationships at his own pace without any pressure.

Because of his major depressive disorder, sometimes he can have down days, therefore you must have a patient and calm approach.  He takes time to establish trust with people so respect and honestly is very important.

 

Having structure and routine in his daily life is also helpful.

You will be required to assist our client with the following:

  • Participating in activities that he enjoys such as computing and retro gaming.
  • Accompanying him to appointments as required.
  • Accompanying him to social activities, trips, and days out.
  • Actively supporting leisure and meaningful activities both inside and outside of his home.
  • Help him to seek out activities that Ihe can do to meet new people at his own pace.
  • To help him with everyday skills.
  • Assisting him to build his confidence to meet new people.
  • Help him establish new friends and relationships with people.
  • Support him with his own choices and decisions.
  • Helping him to build upon and develop skills.
  • Ensuring his safety and wellbeing at all times.

Job title: Personal Assistant - Self-Employed
Location of work: Isle of Skye
Hours of Work: Live in post 1 week on/1 week off
Salary or Hourly Rate: £900 per week plus £50 towards travel costs
Additional information: Driving licence with own transport due to the location is essential
Experience Required: Preferably some experience of live in care, some experience of Parkinson's would be good, but not essential.

Lady in her late 60's is looking for a live in carer to join with her current carer.

She is looking for a live in carer to cover 1 week on/1week off (rolling rota)

Please note the accommodation is only available to the carer on shift.

Duties:  Assist her to live as independent as possible and help her with her mobility.  Meal preparation/cooking, maintaining housework, dressing/undressing, personal care and support to engage in appointments & social life.  Sometimes this might be helping her with eating and/or drinking and moving/handling (on her very bad days) 

You must be 

100% reliable 

Self employed

Hold current DBS & carers insurance

Have a driving licence and due to location have own transport to/from location, but access to a car is available for trips out, but you must be over 25 for insurance

Able to provide 2 references

Preferably some experience of live in care, some experience of Parkinson's would be good, but not essential.

Kind, patient and have a good sense of humour

Her mobility can really vary from using a Sara Stedy, zimmer or a stick.

Job title: Personal Assistant - Self-Employed
Location of work: Isle of Skye
Hours of Work: Live in post 1 week on/1 week off
Salary or Hourly Rate: £900 per week plus £50 towards travel costs
Additional information: Driving licence with own transport due to the location is essential
Experience Required: Preferably some experience of live in care, some experience of Parkinson's would be good, but not essential.

Lady in her late 60's is looking for a live in carer to join with her current carer.

She is looking for a live in carer to cover 1 week on/1week off (rolling rota)

Please note the accommodation is only available to the carer on shift.

Duties:  Assist her to live as independent as possible and help her with her mobility.  Meal preparation/cooking, maintaining housework, dressing/undressing, personal care and support to engage in appointments & social life.  Sometimes this might be helping her with eating and/or drinking and moving/handling (on her very bad days) 

You must be 

100% reliable 

Self employed

Hold current DBS & carers insurance

Have a driving licence and due to location have own transport to/from location, but access to a car is available for trips out, but you must be over 25 for insurance

Able to provide 2 references

Preferably some experience of live in care, some experience of Parkinson's would be good, but not essential.

Kind, patient and have a good sense of humour

Her mobility can really vari from using a sara stready, zimmer or a stick.

Job title: Carer/Personal Assistant
Location of work: Lochgilphead
Hours of Work: Flexible to suit the right candidate
Salary or Hourly Rate: £11 - £12 per hour depending on experience
Experience Required: Friendly, patient, kind and adaptable

I am looking for experienced  part-time carers to support someone in their own home with their personal care.  We can discuss days and hours to suit anyone who is interested.

The rate of pay will be between £11.00 -£12.00 per hour depending on experience.

Applications are also welcome from self –employed carers.

It is important that you are friendly, patient, kind and adaptable, with a commitment to supporting people in their own home

Job title: Personal Assistant - Part-time
Location of work: North east edge of Dundee
Hours of Work: Variable part time hours . ( Approx 4-6 hours per week school term time) but more in summer holidays and when covering for other members of staff.
Salary or Hourly Rate: £14.25 per hour and mileage of 50p per mile for work travel
Contract type: Temporary July - October but may become permanent for the right person
Additional information: Vehicle driving licence required with min 1 year post qualified driving experience is highly desirable. PVG check required. References are required.
Experience Required: Previous experience of working with children or adults with complex needs is desired. Knowledge and understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADHD is essential. Ability to work as part of a team is essential.

Temporary post July - October but may become permanent for the right person

The role involves supporting myself (their mother) in the family home at times with both children or one child present , or working with one child without my support or the support of another PA. Both children require 1:1 adult support in the community and so when taking the children outside the home together, one PA is assigned to support each child.

Our home is located in the north east edge of Dundee. 

Rate of pay - £14.25 per hour

Mileage reimbursement for any car usage for work - 50p per mile. 

Holiday Pay- statutory Holiday hours are paid. 

Candidate Requirements -

Previous experience of working with children or adults with complex needs is desired. 

Knowledge and understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADHD is essential. 

Ability to work as part of a team is essential. 

Interest in working with children and adolescents with complex needs / learning difficulties is essential. 

Flexible approach to work is essential. 

Flexible availability is essential. 

Kind, supportive, nurturing approach to dealing with children / adolescents is essential . 

Reliability and honesty as personal attributes are essential. 

Vehicle driving licence required with min 1 year post qualified driving experience is highly desirable. 

PVG check required. 

References are required. 

As the work requires personal care - Male candidates will be considered only working individually with my son (age 15). However some work would involve going out as a group with another personal assistant and my daughter (age 10) and interaction and supervision of both children would be appropriate at these times. Female candidates would be considered working individually with both children. 

Job title: Personal Assistants
Location of work: Craigmillar, Edinburgh
Hours of Work: Flexible Full time and part time opportunities
Salary or Hourly Rate: £10.02 per hour and £85 per sleepover shift (these rates are due to increase shortly)
Contract type: Permanent
Additional information: Sociable, Approachable, Friendly and professional applicants required
Experience Required: No qualifications or care experience required. I am a unique case with a rare condition and full training will be provided

Looking for personal assistants to help look after me, a 35 year old, with my disabilities and to help aid me with my 12 year old daughter if required. 

Duties will include socialising, appointments, shopping, cooking, paperwork and housework. Everyday can be varied and different in terms of my needs and capabilities.

I am based in the Craigmillar area of Edinburgh. 

Part time and full time considered.

We have various shift times available but we urgently require most help with sleepovers and weekends.

Immediate starts available.

Must be PVG checked for adults & children, or willing to be checked (we can help with this). 

Driver with own car is an advantage but not needed.

Job title: Personal Assistant
Location of work: Airdrie
Hours of Work: 2-3 shifts between July 1st-July 8th, shifts start at 12am till 10am following morning
Salary or Hourly Rate: £10.50 per hour
Experience Required: Applicants must have a caring attitude, be reliable with a positive and flexible approach to work. Patience and friendliness would be ideal in supporting our client.

We are currently looking to recruit a Personal Assistant to cover short term holiday leave, the successful applicant would be responsible for supporting a 41 year old Autistic gentleman from his own home in Airdrie.

Domestic Tasks

  • Preparing meals.
  • Tidying up after meals.
  • Making and changing bed.
  • Light household duties cleaning e.g. dusting, hoovering etc as required.
  • Prompting client to carry out his housework tasks

Job title: Personal Assistant
Location of work: Inverness
Hours of Work: 20 hrs per week
Salary or Hourly Rate: £12 per hour
Additional information: You must be patient, understanding, professional and adaptable, be able to drive and have your own vehicle.
Experience Required: Experience in this type of work is preferable.

Looking for someone to provide care and support .  You will be working with a gentleman in his own home. 

You will be prompting and encouraging him with his personal  care tasks.  Helping him to take part in activities, and going out and about with him to help him access any activities that he may be interested in.

You will also provide company to them in their home to allow their main carer to take some time out.

Job title: Personal Assistant
Job reference: SDS/HM/032
Location of work: Kirkcaldy
Hours of Work: Part Time
Salary or Hourly Rate: £10.50 per hour
Additional information: As the duties require flexibility the applicant should be local to the Kirkcaldy area.
Experience Required: Applicants must have a caring attitude and must be experienced with elderly and dementia care.

We are currently recruiting for a Personal Assistant to assist a 90-year-old gentleman with Dementia to support him to live independently within his own home.

You will be required to assist with the following:

Health and Wellbeing      

  • Prompting with personal care.
  • Prompting and helping with medication.
  • Assisting with dressing and undressing as required.
  • Supporting general health and wellbeing.

Domestic Tasks

  • Preparing meals to suit diet.
  • Tidying up after meals.
  • Making and changing bed.
  • Light household duties cleaning e.g. dusting, hoovering etc as required.

Job title: Personal Assistant
Location of work: Dundee
Hours of Work: 10 hours per week (Term Time)
Salary or Hourly Rate: £10.50 per hour
Additional information: All hours to be discussed with employer.
Experience Required: Driving is essential for this position, as well as PVG. Training and support will be provided by the young woman’s parents.

We are looking for a small team of female staff (2-3 people) to support a young woman at home and within the community. This would involve a close working relationship with her family, support when out in the community and helping her to become more independent.  She is a 20-y old young woman with autism and anxiety. The support would involve befriending her, helping with social tasks but also some personal care.

We are looking for support staff who are friendly, dependable, flexible, and adaptable in their approach.  They will need to have heightened sensitivity to the emotional well-being of a very vulnerable yet extroverted and likable young lady.

Whilst relevant experience and suitable qualifications are desirable, they are not essential, whereas a friendly personality and a caring, empathetic, and responsible approach are more important. There will be an initial probational period.

Hours during termtime are dependant upon the timetable of the college and will be discussed with the employer.

 

Job title: Personal Assistant
Location of work: near Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway (DG2)
Hours of Work: 3.30 -7.30pm, 3 weekdays a week.
Salary or Hourly Rate: £10.50 per hour
Additional information: cover required for other carers when needed (holiday, sickness etc.). An additional afternoon 1- 4pm available. Up to 16 hours available per week.
Experience Required: 45p per mile travel during work hours. Friendly dogs very welcome too.

Daytime support needed for elderly lady in own home.

Has mid-term vascular dementia, still active but frail.

Applicant must be well experienced with elderly and dementia care.

Requirements: mainly companionship, taking for walks and trips. Some personal care, food prep. and light housework.

Must be kind and friendly, preferably with an interest in animals and the countryside.

We have a team of two but am looking for a third person to cover 3.30 -7.30pm, 3 weekdays a week.

An additional afternoon 1- 4pm available.

Up to 16 hours available per week.

Also cover required for other carers when needed (holiday, sickness etc.).

 

Job title: Personal Assistant x 2
Location of work: Dunblane
Hours of Work: 2 posts available to cover 26 hours total. evening and daytime hours available
Salary or Hourly Rate: 10.50
Additional information: Extra hours may be available to cover for holidays and other events. These hours would be worked over 6 out of seven days.
Experience Required: As driving of the person’s mobility vehicle is involved, a full clean UK driving licence is essential. Certification in moving and assisting would be desirable, but training can be provided. Applicants must have membership of Protection Of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) or be willing to join this scheme.

Care Worker / Personal Assistant required to support a young woman in her home in Dunblane.

2 posts available to cover 26 hours total, Evening & daytime hours available

For the preservation of dignity, only female applicants will be considered (*This job has a genuine occupational requirement as per schedule 9 part 1 of the Equality Act 2010, therefore only applications from females are requested)

£10.50 Gross per hour.

Extra hours may be available to cover for holidays and other events. These hours would be worked over 6 out of seven days.

A reliable and trustworthy person able to take direct instruction is required to assist with all aspects of:

Personal Care

  • Assistance getting in and out of bed
  • Assistance with showering
  • Assistance with dressing and undressing
  • Assistance with brushing hair and teeth
  • Assistance with toileting
  • Prompting me to take my medication
  • Use of moving and handling equipment

Social Tasks

  • Support to attend organised social events
  • Support when I am shopping for pleasure
  • Support to go out for meals or coffee
  • Support to meet friends socially
  • Support to attend appointments

 

Get in touch

01563 522551 info@panetworkscotland.org.uk

Workers Educational Association Self Directed Support Scotland Scottish Government