Personal Assistant (Support Worker)

Location: Craigmillar

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 09 August 2021

Salary: Starting salary £9.50 per hour (£19,266 per annum (pro-rata))

Specific Hours: 15 Per Week + Sleepovers

Personal Assistant (Support Worker)

 Job Details

Job Title

Personal Assistant

Line Manager

Lead Practitioner

 

 

Salary

£19,266 FTE

Department

Supported Living

Directorate

Director of SL

Location

Thistle Foundation, 13 Queens Walk, Edinburgh, EH16 4EA

Hours

Full-time & part-time

FTE

39 hours

 

 

Would you like to be part of a small team supporting a lady in the Craigmillar area live her day to day life? We are looking for a female* Personal Assistant who is enthusiastic, fun, with a good sense of  humour, team player, flexible and good communication skills.

She loves to people watch, have a laugh, and enjoys drives in her car, so it would be an advantage (but not essential) if you could drive. 

We are a small team of women working towards being a Self Organised Team. Full training will be given for this.

Thistle has a good reputation for being at the heart of person centeredness and you will receive excellent training as part of your induction and on an ongoing  basis.

If this sounds interesting to you, then we would love to hear from you.

For an informal chat about this vacancy please contact Sophie.Dolan@thistle.org.uk or Denise Lees on 07707283792

*Exemption under Equality Act 2010

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As a Thistle employee you will have access to our fantastic training programmes (on full pay).

Everyone at Thistle takes part in our induction training within their first few weeks of joining us and our 4 day course, ‘Life is for Living’ within six months.

We also run our own courses,

  • enhancing learning in person-centred practice,
  • developing leadership skills

and we support all personal assistants to achieve their SVQ Level 3 accreditation because we are committed to creating career development opportunities.

You will have regular support and supervision meetings with your Lead Practitioner and team meetings, all of which are paid.

Some of our other staff benefits include…..

  • a contributory pension
  • The “Refer a Friend Scheme” which pays £150 for every successfully recruited person that a staff member recommends.
  • Free access to the Thistle Gym.
  • FREE membership* of the HSF Health Plan which gives, amongst other things,
    • money back for everyday healthcare costs,
    • a GP advice line,
    • shopping discounts.

*This membership can be extended to cover immediate family members after completion of a satisfactory probationary period.  

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