Location: West Edinburgh
Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time
Closing Date: 13 June 2022
Salary: Starting salary £10.57 per hour (£21,435.96 per annum (FTE)) rising to £11.07 per hour (£22,449.96 (FTE)) plus generous benefits package, including a £500 welcome payment
Specific Hours: 15 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 the team that supports a woman who lives in her own home in the west of Edinburgh. This position is for 15 hours per week.
Please note that a driving licence is essential for this position.
*Exemption under Equality Act 2010
About this opportunity
Previous experience is not necessary. Your personal values and your life experiences that you can bring to the role are more important. Thistle provides outstanding training and support that is ongoing throughout your career with us.
Support is provided 24/7 and this vacancy would be for a variety of shifts over the week and weekend.
Shifts are planned on a rota basis in advance by the team. Sleepovers are available if required but not mandatory.
If you would like an informal chat about this vacancy please contact Sharon.Hauxwell@thistle.org.uk
Job ref: LH221
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.