Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time
Closing Date: 31 January 2022
Salary: Starting salary £10.57 per hour (£21,435.96 per annum (FTE)) rising to £11.07 per hour (£22,449.96 (FTE)) plus generous benefits package, including a £500 welcome payment
Specific Hours: Part Time
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 one or two Personal Assistants to join the team that supports a young woman who lives in her own home in the west of Edinburgh.
We are currently recruiting on a part time basis within the team.
About this opportunity
The ideal candidate will be open-minded and able to provide a calming influence and have a warm sense humour & resilience.
To be successful for this role we are looking for someone with a strong work ethic and will carry out light to moderate housework as part of their role.
Shifts are 13 hours per day 9am-10pm. Sleepovers are available but not essential for this post. Driving license is essential for this position.
Support is provided 24/7 and shifts are planned on a rota basis in advance by the team.
If you would like an informal chat about this vacancy please contact Sharon.Hauxwell@thistle.org.uk
Job ref: SH212
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.