Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time
Closing Date: 04 October 2021
Salary: Starting salary £10 per hour (£20,280 per annum (FTE)) rising to £10.50 per hour (£21,294.00 (FTE)) plus generous benefits package, including a £500 welcome payment
Specific Hours: 20 Hours Per Week
Our Personal Assistants support people to lead full, active and socially connected lives, supporting people to achieve the things that matter to them.
Applicants should have, or be willing to work towards, a qualification meeting the standards required for registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).
We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic individual who is committed to providing, high quality, person centred support to a lady who lives in the Gorgie area in Edinburgh. This position is for 20 hours per week.
Team members are required to commit to doing a 'sleepover' as part of the support package.
About this opportunity
The person we support has recently suffered a stroke and you will be part of a team who have supported her for long time and who have a great deal of collective experience.
She is an incredibly strong, kind, creative and compassionate person who requires a team member that will support her to maintain rhythm and purpose in her daily life. She enjoys painting, chatting, watching nature documentaries and films, listening to music and looking after her pet fish. She has an incredible zeal for life and we are looking for an individual who can match this energy, whilst supporting her to enjoy a healthy diet and lifestyle.
She uses a wheelchair and requires full support with personal care and moving/handling.
If you would like an informal chat about this vacancy please contact Melanie.Caplan@thistle.org.uk
Job ref: SY212
What we offer
We are committed to supporting you to develop your skills as a practitioner and creating career development opportunities. At Thistle, you will have access to sector-leading training courses and be supported to achieve your SVQ level 3 in Health & Social Care accreditation.