Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time
Closing Date: 25 October 2021
Salary: Starting salary £10 per hour (£20,280 per annum (FTE)) rising to £11.10 per hour (£22,510.80 (FTE)) plus generous benefits package, including a £500 welcome payment
Specific Hours: 35 Hours Per Week (Flexible)
Our Wellbeing Practitioners 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 looking for a Wellbeing Practitioner to join an existing team to support a lively young man who receives 24/7 support from Thistle. The young man lives in Craigmillar, Edinburgh.
He is full of energy and life and needs someone similar to help him through his day.
This position is either one position at 35 hours per week, or two positions at 15 and 20 hours per week.
Shifts are to be discussed at interview. Please note that these can include a sleepover. We are looking for someone with flexibility and willingness to work occasional weekends.
About this opportunity
The gentleman has autism and secondary delay syndrome. He is non verbal and will need support with all aspects of personal care. A driving license would be preferable but is not necessary.
You would be joining an existing team who work closely together to ensure he leads the best quality of life possible. We achieve this by meeting regularly where we discuss and agree, with the young man and his family, how best we can help him keep progressing in a positive direction.
If you would like an informal chat about this vacancy please contact Paul Gardner on 07910 892 050 or Paul.Gardner@thistle.org.uk
Job ref: SF212
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.