A Practice Development Facilitator

Location: Craigmillar

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time

Closing Date: 02 February 2022

Salary: £33,486 per annum plus generous benefits package, including a £500 welcome payment

Specific Hours: 39 Hours Per Week

A Practice Development Facilitator

Job Details

Job Title

Practice Development Facilitator

Line Manager

Strategic Lead




£33,486 per annum 

Plus generous benefits package, including a £500 welcome payment



Supported Living


Supported Living


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


39 Per Week




Thistle’s self-organised teams support individuals, families and communities to maximise their potential and achieve the best possible quality of life.

As part of a pioneering organisational change programme successful candidates will provide training and support for teams to learn how to use the tools, processes, and procedures required to do their job including: support planning, quality improvement, activity planning, and recruitment. You will model work practices consistent with a common set of person-centred behaviours and work with teams to develop and embed effective person-centred support practices. Alongside a team coach you will support teams to work autonomously and make decisions within a clear framework of accountability. You will be skilled in question driven coaching approaches, designing person-centred support strategies and have experience of supporting teams to build capacity to work autonomously.

The work you do to support teams will result in people with disabilities achieving the things that matter most to them in their lives.

For further information and a full role profile, please visit us online at www.thistle.org.uk.

  • Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Wednesday 2nd February 2022 at 12 midday.
  • The recruitment process will take place on Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd February 2022.

Thistle Foundation is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Successful applicants will be subject to a PVG check.

Please send CVs with cover letters to catriona.grant@thistle.org.uk with the position you are applying for in the subject line. 

Please see here for the information pack.

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Scottish Charity No: SC 016816.

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