Personal Assistant (Support Worker)

Location: Fife

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time

Closing Date: 24 January 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: 39 Hours Per Week

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 are looking for two (preferably male) Personal Assistants to join an existing team in Kirkcaldy, Fife. A driving license is essential for this position.

This position is for 39 hours per week.

About this opportunity

This man is looking for someone who likes to be out and about both in the local area and further when restriction allow. He is looking for someone who is a team player, motivated and committed to helping him have a great life. 

He enjoys:

  • Football (an East of Fife supporter would be great if possible)
  • Cinema
  • Live music
  • All the usual things that guys enjoy.

Can you be flexible on a rota and work as part of a team who are facing an exciting transition to self organisation which will include taking on some individual and also shared team responsibilities? If this sounds ideal for you please get in touch.

If you would like an informal chat about this vacancy please contact

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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 £10.57 per hour (£21,435.96 FTE) and rising to £11.07 per hour (£22,449.96 FTE)
  • £500 welcome payment for contracted employees
  • 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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