Personal Assistant (Support Worker)

Location: Craigmillar

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time, Fixed Term, Pool Worker

Closing Date: 31 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

Personal Assistant (Support Worker)

Job Purpose

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).

Job Details

We currently have vacancies for Personal Assistants (Support Workers) to join our existing teams within Edinburgh.

We are looking for a people to fill a variety of roles. This can include personal care, driving, and sleepovers/waking nights.

About this opportunity

  • Are you looking for a life-affirming role where your values matter?
  • Could you bring your life-experience and can-do attitude to support someone else to live his or her life to the full?
  • Could you support someone living with a disability and/or long-term health condition to live life their way, doing the things they want to do?

For people who are passionate about people, we offer full and part-time roles, fantastic training and a package of benefits.

  • Previous experience is not necessary.
  • Your personal values and life experiences that you can bring to the role are more important.
  • Thistle has a reputation of providing outstanding training and support that is ongoing throughout your career with us

See your life differently.  See the difference you can make. Join our team.

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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.

Employee Benefits

  • Starting salary at £10 per hour (£20,280.00 FTE) and rising to £10.50 per hour (£22,510.80 FTE)
  • Fantastic training (on full pay)
    This includes enhanced learning in person-centred practice, leadership skills, IT and other bespoke training courses.
  • SSSC registration paid for by Thistle
  • Support to achieve SVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care
  • Support from regular meetings with your team, Lead Practitioner or Coach
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Non-contributory death in service benefit scheme
  • 30 days of annual leave, increasing by 1 day/year up to 35 days
  • Free Thistle Gym membership
  • Membership of the HSF Health Plan
  • Refer a Friend scheme, paying £250 for successfully referring someone to work with us
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