Personal Assistant - 15678
15 March 2018
Full and part time opportunities available
£8.45 per hour
ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic and vibrant organisation dedicated
to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities and we
have full and part time opportunities for you to support people in
Scotland to make the most of their lives.
We have various opportunities in Edinburgh, East Lothian and
Midlothian to support people who have learning disabilities to live
independently in their own homes or take part in activities we take
for granted. And, who knows, it could make a difference to
your life as well.
What might a day in this job look like?
Every day is different at ENABLE Scotland and your working day
will depend entirely on the person you are supporting and no matter
what you do, it will always be supporting that person to achieve
their personal goals. So, one day you could be supporting someone
to go swimming at the local leisure centre and the next you could
be supporting them to achieve their goal of using public transport
on their own. Some of our PAs even support people when they
go on holiday which could be to the Isle of Arran or
What will I learn?
What's also great about ENABLE Scotland is that we believe in
developing all our staff and provide an extensive training
programme, combined with a commitment to create career development
opportunities including SVQ Level 2
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
You don't need experience in care to start your career with
ENABLE Scotland. We recruit people based on their values and
transferrable skills. No matter where you have worked before;
be it retail, admin, warehousing or wherever, we want to hear from
you! Sound good so far?
Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the
- The ability to adapt your communication style in order to
develop successful and enjoyable relationships with the people we
- The commitment to work with individuals through their personal
support plans to ensure people achieve their goals and outcomes and
celebrate their successes.
- A positive and flexible outlook to your work, and be able to
work on your own and as part of a team.
These positions will close when suitable applicants have been