Personal Assistant (Support Worker)

Location: Craigmillar

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Closing Date: 29 November 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: 20 Hours Per Week + Sleepovers

Personal Assistant (Support Worker)

Job Purpose

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).

Job Details

Would you like to be part of a small team supporting a lady in the Craigmillar, Edinburgh area live her day to day life? 

We are looking for a female* Personal Assistant to join the team on a 20 hours per week basis as well as sleepovers. This position is for maternity cover.

*Exemption under Equality Act 2010

About this opportunity

The Personal Assistant should be enthusiastic, fun, with a good sense of humour, a team player, flexible and have 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.

If you would like an informal chat about this vacancy please contact or Denise Lees on 07707283792

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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.

Employee Benefits

  • Starting salary at £10 per hour (£20,280.00 FTE) and rising to £10.50 per hour (£22,510.80 FTE)
  • Fantastic training (on full pay)
    This includes enhanced learning in person-centred practice, leadership skills, IT and other bespoke training courses.
  • SSSC registration paid for by Thistle
  • Support to achieve SVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care
  • Support from regular meetings with your team, Lead Practitioner or Coach
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Non-contributory death in service benefit scheme
  • 30 days of annual leave, increasing by 1 day/year up to 35 days
  • Free Thistle Gym membership
  • Membership of the HSF Health Plan
  • Refer a Friend scheme, paying £250 for successfully referring someone to work with us
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