Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time
Closing Date: 13 December 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: Various
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 currently have vacancies for either male or female Personal Assistants to join the team who support a young man who lives in his family home in Colinton, Edinburgh.
There are various hours available for this vacancy. Support is provided 7 days a week with a waking night support as well. This is decided by and agreed upon by the team in advance.
About this opportunity
Are you looking for a job that is interesting, fulfilling and making a REAL difference to a person life? Would you like to go home at the end your working day knowing you have made a difference to someone’s life?
Due to an upcoming change in his support needs his current support will be increasing to 24hr care within the family home. His support will require the use of aspiration machines, etc but FULL training will be provided as part of the induction to the service.
Previous experience is not necessary. What is more important are your personal values and your life experiences that you can bring to the role.
Thistle has a reputation of providing outstanding training and support that is ongoing throughout your career with us.
If you would like an informal chat about this vacancy please contact Pat.Smyth@thistle.org.uk
Job ref: RMC211
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.