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Leitrim Association of People with Disabilities (LAPWD) Urgently looking for a


A Personal Assistant (PA) is sought to provide daily living support to a disabled woman (Leader) living independently in Carrick on Shannon. The PA will act as the Leader’s legs and eyes in her day-to-day life, taking direction from the Leader in a respectful, professional manner.

Tasks include:

  • Assistance in preparing meals (vegan)
  • Light housework: washing up, laundry, cleaning, and tidying.
  • Feeding assistance dog
  • Putting bins out and other domestic tasks.
  • Managing specialised support cushions on bed and sofa
  • Trips to the shops to get fuel, occasional messages.


  • This is a part-time position, totalling between 7 and 12 hours a week (to be decided with the successful applicant) over a 7-day week roster.
  • Very competitive rates of pay from €14.70 per hour plus higher anti-social rates available.
  • All successful applicants will be Garda Vetted.

If this sounds like the job for you, please supply an up-to-date CV to the address below as soon as possible or would like more information please get in touch, you can send your CV via email to or call 0719651000

LAPWD is an Equal Opportunities Employer

The successful candidate must have good communication and listening skills; be able to take direction as well as to take initiative; be respectful to all people, regardless of gender identity, race, disability, sexuality, religion, age, ethnicity (including membership  the Travelling community); a willingness to engage in training and work within the Philosophy of Independent Living and the social model of disability.

What a wonderful night we had at the Love where you Live awards. Thank you to Leitrim County council and Leitrim PPN . We are delighted to have received an award in the Social Inclusion category .Thank you from all at LAPWD , and congrats to all the groups that participated was great to see such community spirit in our lovely Leitrim.

Thank you to Leitrim Co. Council and Leitrim PPN. We are delighted to have received an award in the Social Inclusion category. Thank you from all at LAPWD.

LAPWD Annual 5Km walk run or roll

Save the date Leitrim Association of People with Disabilities 5km Run/ Walk/ Roll event will take place on Sunday the 24th Sept everyone is welcome to take part. Registration is on from 11.30am and starting at 12 noon at LAPWD's Action Ability Centre, Station Rd Mohill. This event is €10 per person or €20 per family. Your support would be appreciated. Guaranteed Fun for all the family

Charity Number: 12005

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