Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time, Fixed Term
Closing Date: 31 January 2022
Salary: Starting salary £10.57 per hour (£21,435.96 per annum (FTE)) rising to £11.67 per hour (£23,666.76 (FTE)) plus generous benefits package, including a £500 welcome payment
Specific Hours: 32 Hours & 18 Hours Per Week & Paid On Call
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* Wellbeing Practitioner to join an existing team supporting a lady living independently in her own home in Morningside, Edinburgh. We have two positions available. The first is 18 hours per week on a permanent basis, and the second is 32 hours per week (fixed term until January 2023). Both positions also have paid on call.
Part of the service includes sleepovers.
Please note that a driving license is essential for this position.
*Exemption under Equality Act 2010
About this opportunity
"Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging full or part time role that will make a difference to my life?
My name is K and I am looking for female* Wellbeing Practitioners to help support me in my daily activities. I am in my early forties and I live independently in my own flat in Morningside.
I need two enthusiastic and energetic people to join my great team of supportive assistants who help me live life to the full and do all the things I enjoy doing.
My interests include:
I am very close to my mum and dad, love animals and enjoy art - I occasionally sell and display my work. I also like tai-chi and relaxation.
What am I looking for?
Could you be the person to support me?
If so we offer excellent training and the chance to be part of a brilliant team and a wider organisation that actively encourages you to develop your skills and knowledge. We offer a truly worthwhile career and I’d love to hear from you."
If you would like an informal chat about this vacancy please contact Angela.Finn@thistle.org.uk
Job ref: KL211
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.