Personal Assistant (Support Worker)

Location: Leith

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 05 July 2021

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

Specific Hours: 15 Per Week + Sleepovers

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



We are a young professional couple living together in the Leith/Newhaven area of Edinburgh. We are looking for a new Personal Assistant (male or female) to join our team of dedicated PAs employed by Thistle Foundation.

J is currently studying and M is in full time employment. We are looking for a young at heart individual who can provide personal care and social support to help us live independent lives.

We need you to be able to use your initiative and think creatively to problem solve in the moment whilst keeping a sense of humour. You will need to be able to work flexibly to meet the demands of our changing schedule. Shifts include sleepovers, day and evening support hours. All days are different and you will need to be able to adapt to different situation be that going to University or travelling to other areas of the country or support to do sports. We enjoy socialising and spending time with friends and family.

Driving would be non-essential but desirable ability. Please be aware that we have cat.

We like to think we create a fun and inclusive work environment. You will be part of a larger team and be responsible for creating rotas with the support of other PAs and your Lead Practitioner.  Shifts include sleepovers, day and evening support hours, 7 days a week.

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

Please click here for the full job description.

Apply now