Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time
Closing Date: 25 October 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: 9+ 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 existing team to support a young lady in her home in Grange, Edinburgh. This position is for 9 hours, and currently one day per week between Monday and Friday.
*Exception under Equality Act 2010
About this opportunity
The team current consists of two ladies that work from L's home. L lives with her mum who is very much part of any planning of L's life and works alongside the team to ensure L's needs are met.
The shift pattern is currently 9 am to 4:30 pm, although it would be with the view of being flexible with the team. Rotas are done within the team itself to ensure that cover is provided Monday to Friday, and to cover any annual leave as required. This service does not currently have any weekends.
A driver would be preferable but is not essential.
If you would like an informal chat about this vacancy please contact Susan.Lawrie@thistle.org.uk
Job ref: LMacF211
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.