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Our pay starts at £10 per hour (£20,280 per annum full-time) with a generous benefits package, including a £500 welcome payment. You can find out more about working with us here.

All of our supported living vacancies are personalised - written with the person we support. Because of this, you’ll see quite a lot of vacancies in our list below.

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Location: Willowbrae

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 25 October 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

Overview:

A woman in her 40s is looking for a female Personal Assistant to join her team on a part time basis, primarily in the mornings (but some afternoons may be required).

She enjoys swimming as the exercising helps with her day to day pain management.

She likes to use her hours of support productively, and requires a stable team to help and support her to meet outcomes to live her life to the best of her ability.

Job ref: GM201

Location: Broomhouse

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

Closing Date: 25 October 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

Overview:

A young man in his twenties is looking for a new Personal Assistant to join his existing team on a full time basis.

He enjoys being involved in his daily support including his daily routines, housework, cooking and baking.

He likes music of all genres, going for walks, playing and watching football, and going out in his car.

He is very engaging with lots of energy.

Job ref: CL202

Location: Craigmillar

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 25 October 2021

Salary: Starting salary £10 per hour (£20,280 per annum (FTE)) rising to £11.10 per hour (£22,510.80 (FTE)) plus generous benefits package, including a £500 welcome payment

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 moved into his own home a few months ago and to live independently. 

This man loves music and is very sensory. He communicates with help of PECS and his I-pad talker.

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.

Job ref: SGo211

Location: Morningside

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 04 October 2021

Salary: Starting salary £10 per hour (£20,280 per annum (FTE)) rising to £11.10 per hour (£22,510.80 (FTE)) plus generous benefits package, including a £500 welcome payment

Overview:

This lady is very enthusiastic and energetic and is looking for a new team member to help her live her life to the full and do all the things she enjoys.

She is very close to her parents, loves animals, and enjoys art. She occasionally sells and displays her artwork. 

Job ref: KL211

Location: Craigmillar

Contract Type: Permanent - Part Time

Closing Date: 25 October 2021

Salary: Starting salary £10 per hour (£20,280 per annum (FTE)) rising to £11.10 per hour (£22,510.80 (FTE)) plus generous benefits package, including a £500 welcome payment

Overview:

A lively young man is looking for a Wellbeing Practitioner to join an existing team. He receives 24/7 support from Thistle.

He is full of energy and life, and needs someone similar to help him through his day.

He leads a busy, full, life of scheduled activities which are in place to help him progress in his life, and maintain his home. Many of these activities include working and being in close contact with animals, so an interest in this is desirable as it is a big part of his life.

Job ref: SF212