Personal Assistant (Support Worker)

Location: Fife

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time

Closing Date: 09 August 2021

Salary: Starting salary £9.50 per hour (£19,266 per annum (pro-rata))

Specific Hours: 39 Per Week

Personal Assistant (Support Worker)

 Job Details

Job Title

Personal Assistant

Line Manager

Lead Practitioner




£19,266 FTE


Supported Living


Director of SL


Thistle Foundation, 13 Queens Walk, Edinburgh, EH16 4EA


Full-time & part-time


39 hours



We are looking for two (preferably male) Personal Assistants to join an existing team in Fife. A driving license would be preferable but is not essential for this position.

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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As a Thistle employee you will have access to our fantastic training programmes (on full pay).

Everyone at Thistle takes part in our induction training within their first few weeks of joining us and our 4 day course, ‘Life is for Living’ within six months.

We also run our own courses,

  • enhancing learning in person-centred practice,
  • developing leadership skills

and we support all personal assistants to achieve their SVQ Level 3 accreditation because we are committed to creating career development opportunities.

You will have regular support and supervision meetings with your Lead Practitioner and team meetings, all of which are paid.

Some of our other staff benefits include…..

  • a contributory pension
  • The “Refer a Friend Scheme” which pays £150 for every successfully recruited person that a staff member recommends.
  • Free access to the Thistle Gym.
  • FREE membership* of the HSF Health Plan which gives, amongst other things,
    • money back for everyday healthcare costs,
    • a GP advice line,
    • shopping discounts.

*This membership can be extended to cover immediate family members after completion of a satisfactory probationary period.  

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