Personal Assistant (Support Worker)

Location: Stockbridge

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 11 October 2021

Salary: Starting salary £10 per hour (£20,280 per annum (FTE)) rising to £10.50 per hour (£21,294.00 (FTE)) plus generous benefits package, including a £500 welcome payment

Specific Hours: Full Time & Part Time

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 a male* Personal Assistant to join a team supporting a gentleman who lives in the Stockbridge, Edinburgh area.

Full time and part time hours with sleepovers included are available in this team, and a driving license is required for this position.

*Exemption under Equality Act 2010

About this opportunity

We are looking for someone to join a team who work really well together and will be starting on the journey to become self organised. They take responsibility for their own rotas and work in a very person centred way alongside this man and his family

The man you will work alongside has a varied and interesting week. He enjoys any social activities, swimming, cycling, live music and being out and about with his team. He has close family support and enjoys any new challenge and meeting new people.

We are looking for someone that shares these interests and wants to be part of a great team. 

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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 £9.50 per hour (£19,266 FTE) and rising to £9.64 per hour (£19,549.92 FTE)
  • 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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