Personal Assistant (Support Worker)

Location: Central Edinburgh

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 12 July 2021

Salary: Starting salary £9.30 per hour (£18,860.40 per annum (pro-rata))

Specific Hours: 18 Hours Per Week

Personal Assistant (Support Worker)

 Job Details

Job Title

Personal Assistant

Line Manager

Lead Practitioner




£18,860.40 FTE


Supported Living


Director of H&W


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


Full-time & part-time


39 hours



Would you like to make a difference in a young woman’s life?

A sociable young woman that we support requires an enthusiastic, committed female staff member to help her enjoy her life and connect with her community. 

You would be working in a small, friendly team and will build a relationship with the person and her family.

The ideal candidate will be someone:-

  • with a creative mind
  • who enjoys music
  • who is flexible
  • who is good at forward planning and using their initiative

Support is provided 24/7, and the shift patterns is typically 2.30pm until 10pm, followed by a paid sleepover and then from 7am until 3.30pm the following day.

You would be doing one of those shifts per week and the opportunity to do more during holidays or for sickness. Hours can be discussed at the interview stage.

Thistle has a good reputation for being at the heart of person centeredness and you will receive excellent training as part of your induction. If this sounds interesting to you, we would love to hear from you.

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

*Exemption under Equality Act 2010

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