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Location: Craigmillar (HO)

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 06 August 2021

Overview:

We are looking for an experienced Domestic Assistant to join our friendly team based at the Centre of Wellbeing in Craigmillar. This vacancy is for 22 hours in the evenings (Monday to Friday).

The normal working hours will be:

  • 15:30 to 20:00 Monday to Thursday
  • 15:00 to 19:00 on Friday

Location: Midlothian GP Practices

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Closing Date: 04 August 2021

Overview:

Thistle are looking for a Lead Practitioner to support a team of Practitioners located within Midlothian GP practices.

The post is for 33 hours and initially on a fixed term basis until October 2022.

Location: Midlothian GP Practices

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Closing Date: 13 August 2021

Overview:

We are looking for a new Lothian Macmillan Improving the Cancer Journey (ICJ) Practitioner. 

  • Are you a health and social care practitioner with proven experience of supporting vulnerable people to explore managing health, wellbeing and difficult life situations?
  • Do you believe people are experts in their own lives and with the right support people can tap into their own strengths and resilience to improve their lives?
  • Do you thrive working autonomously in the community setting with vulnerable people presenting with potentially high levels of distress?

Location: Willowbrae

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 09 August 2021

Overview:

We are currently seeking 1 or 2 female* personal assistants to join a team of PAs who support a woman who lives in the Willowbrae area of Edinburgh with small shift patterns during the day from 2.5 hours to 4 hours.

Location: Broomhouse

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time

Closing Date: 09 August 2021

Overview:

We are currently looking for male or female personal assistants to become part of the team supporting a young man in his twenties.

Location: Gorgie

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 16 August 2021

Overview:

We are looking for a couple of new Personal Assistants to join our team supporting a gentleman who lives in the Gorgie area.
 
He is a 60 year old man with learning difficulties, living in his own flat in Edinburgh.

Location: Fife

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time, Pool Worker

Closing Date: 02 August 2021

Overview:

We currently have vacancies for Personal Assistants (Support Workers) to join our existing teams within Fife.

Location: Thornton

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 02 August 2021

Overview:

Please note that a driving license is essential for this position.

We are looking for two female* Personal Assistants to support a young gentleman as he transitions to his new home.

Location: Fife

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time

Closing Date: 09 August 2021

Overview:

We are looking for two (preferably male) Personal Assistants to join an existing team in Fife. A driving license would be preferable but is not essential for this position.

Location: Inverleith

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 09 August 2021

Overview:

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. The job is varied and interesting.

Location: Craigmillar

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time, Fixed Term, Pool Worker

Closing Date: 30 August 2021

Overview:

We currently have vacancies for Personal Assistants (Support Workers) to join our existing teams.

We are looking for a people to fill a variety of roles. This can include personal care, driving, and sleepovers/waking nights.

Location: Gorgie

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 02 August 2021

Overview:

We are currently looking for one or two new female* Personal Assistants to join the team who support an active young woman who lives in her own home in the Gorgie area of Edinburgh.

Location: Central Edinburgh

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time

Closing Date: 23 August 2021

Overview:

A sociable young woman that we support requires an enthusiastic, committed female staff member to help her enjoy her life and connect with her community.

Location: Restalrig

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 06 September 2021

Overview:

We are looking for a female* Personal Assistant to join the team that support a young woman who lives in her own home in the Restalrig area of Edinburgh.

Location: Craigmillar

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 06 September 2021

Overview:

We are looking for a male PA to join the team of a lively young man who receives 24/7 support from Thistle. He is full of energy and life and needs someone similar to help him through his day.

Location: Morningside

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 02 August 2021

Overview:

We are looking for a female* Personal Assistant to join an existing team supporting a lady on a 30-39 hours per week basis. This will include 1-2 sleepovers per week.

Location: Leith

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 09 August 2021

Overview:

We are recruiting a new team of Personal Assistants for someone that we have not started working with yet. We are recruiting for 15-30 hour contracts. This service will require sleepovers. A driving license is preferable but not essential.

We are seeking someone with excellent communication skills and broad life experience to provide assistance, support and personal care for a vibrant professional female in her mid fifties who is tetraplegic following a recent climbing accident. We have no preference as to gender and would value someone with a good character, flexibility and a willingness to engage.

Location: Craigmillar

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 09 August 2021

Overview:

Would you like to make a difference in the life of a very sociable young lady who has just taken a huge step in her life? She has recently moved to a house with a garden that she has wanted for a long time and is looking for one more male or female PA who is enthusiastic, committed and will take time to understand her.

Location: Craigmillar

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 16 August 2021

Overview:

We are looking for a Personal Assistant to join an existing team to support a gentleman living in Craigmillar. The position is for 16 hours per week on a rolling rota made by the team. The shifts can be mornings, daytime or around tea time.

Location: Merchiston

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 16 August 2021

Overview:

We have a vacancy for a male* Personal Assistant to join the team that supports three men who live in their own home independently in Merchiston area. This position is for 25 hours per week.

They are all friendly and kind and they have a lot of interests.

Location: Merchiston

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 16 August 2021

Overview:

We currently have vacancies for one male* and one female* Personal Assistant(s) to support a couple living together in their own home. They have lived together for several years. Most of their support is separate, but because they live together, they need staff that they can both get along with.

Location: Newington

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 16 August 2021

Overview:

We are looking for two Personal Assistants to support a 57-year old gentleman transitioning to independent living in his own home. A driving license is essential for this position.

Location: Penicuik

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 23 August 2021

Overview:

We are recruiting a female* personal assistant to join the team that support a young lady who lives at home and is supported by her family in the Midlothian area.

Location: Craigmillar

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 23 August 2021

Overview:

We have a vacancy for a male or female Personal Assistant to join a team of PAs who support a very busy man who lives with his beloved cat in his own home in Craigmillar.

Location: Craigmillar

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 23 August 2021

Overview:

A young lady that we support is at a new stage in her life. She is in the first phase of moving to her own home and is looking for a lovely female* staff to join her team and to support her through this exciting time.

Location: Gorgie

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 30 August 2021

Overview:

We are looking for a female* Personal Assistant to join the team that supports a woman who lives in her own home in the west of Edinburgh. Please note that a driving licence is essential for this position.

Location: Craigmillar

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 30 August 2021

Overview:

We are looking for a new team member to join a team of enthusiastic and confident personal assistants who have recently supported the transition of a young man from his parental home to start a new life in his own flat. This team are continuing to support his development and learning into the future and to make a difference to his life.

Location: Craigmillar (SOT)

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 06 September 2021

Overview:

Please note that a driving license is essential for this position.

We are looking for a new Wellbeing Practitioner to join a team that will support a young man who will be moving to his own home for the first time.

This is an exciting opportunity to become a Wellbeing Practitioner. This team will be part of a training program that will support them to become self-organised.

Location: Morningside (SOT)

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 23 August 2021

Overview:

We are looking for a female* Wellbeing Practitioner to join an existing team supporting a lady living independently in her own home. Please note that a driving license is essential for this position.

Location: Craigmillar

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 30 August 2021

Overview:

We are recruiting for a Personal Assistant to join our Wellbeing and Support Team at Thistle Foundation Head Office on both a permanent basis. A position within the wellbeing support team also entails a level of independent on-call response from home, including overnight. Shifts are agreed alongside the team on a rota basis. There is the potential for sleepovers. You may be required to drive in some services.