Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time
Closing Date: 20 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: Up To 39 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 looking for a female* Personal Assistant to join an established team to support a lady in her everyday life, 24 hours a day on a 2:1 basis. She lives in Craigmillar, Edinburgh. This position is for up to 39 hours per week.
Current shift patterns are
Staff work on a rota system so applicants should be able to do any shift. The team will plan and agree the shifts and rota.
*Exemption under Equality Act 2010
About this opportunity
Staff will have the opportunity to be involved in positive behavioural support with an emphasis on person-centred approach in a multidisciplinary fashion and thus develop invaluable skills in addition to Thistle’s comprehensive training programme.
Experience of working with people with complex needs would be preferred but not essential, as full training will be provided.
If you would like an informal chat about this vacancy please contact Leigh.Hunter@thistle.org.uk
Job ref: JP214
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.