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Care Assistant for Disabled Employer

Posted 11 February by Nathan Gale Ended

I am a disabled person looking for someone with excellent people skills and plenty of initiative to provide me with high quality assistance in my own home, in the Leith area of Edinburgh.

This 18 hour per week post is particularly attractive due to the competitive salary of £9.10 per hour and rota flexibility. I travel often internationally for business and so you may also have the opportunity to accompany me on trips abroad.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Domestic tasks including cleaning,tidying, ironing etc.

  • Shopping

  • Cooking

  • Organising medication, including ordering repeat prescriptions

  • General household administration

  • Assistance with looking after my dog

Person Specification:

No previous care experience is necessary. The most important skills I look for in an assistant are:

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills

  • Dependability

  • Initiative

  • Organisational skills

The job comprises of 18 hours per week paid at £9.10 per hour. Hours will typically be worked across three or four days per week but there is room for flexibility depending on the availability of my other assistant. Holiday cover is agreed on a rota system.

Required skills

  • Disability
  • Organisational Skills
  • Reliability
  • People Skills

Reference: 34446575

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