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: 16 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 currently seeking a Personal Assistant to join a team that supports a young man who has a physical disability. He lives at home in Inverleith, Edinburgh. Sleepovers will be required as part of the service. This position is for 16 hours per week.
About this opportunity
He requires support with:-
This makes the job varied and interesting.
Support is provided 7 days a week. The shifts run from 9am until 10pm, followed by a sleepover, and then from 7am to 9am the following morning.
The successful candidates should have the capacity to pick up extra shifts for cover, training etc.
The successful candidates will be provided with a training and development programme that is second to none and will be able to access a range of excellent employment benefits including a heavily subsidised health care scheme.
If you would like an informal chat about this vacancy please contact Andrew.Smith@thistle.org.uk
Job ref: AG211
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.