Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time
Closing Date: 06 December 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: 15 Hours Per Week
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).
We are looking for a male* Personal Assistant to join the team of a lively young man who receives 24/7 support from Thistle.
The young man lives in Craigmillar, Edinburgh, and the position is for 15 hours per week. Sleepovers are included in this man’s support.
*Exemption under Equality Act 2010
About this opportunity
He is full of energy and life and needs someone similar to help him through his day.
You would be joining an existing team who work closely together to ensure he leads the best quality of life possible. We achieve this by meeting regularly where we discuss and agree with him and his family how best we can help him keep progressing in a positive direction.
Shifts are to be discussed at interview, however these would likely to be two 9-5 shifts per week at the start of the contract. After a probationary period please note that these can include sleepover, where you are expected to stay overnight in the persons house and which you receive an additional payment for. We are looking for someone with flexibility and willingness to work occasional weekends.
In addition to this, a 20% of the post requires administrative duties within the team.
If you would like an informal chat about this vacancy please contact Jackie.Deans@thistle.org.uk
Job ref: AC212
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.