Job Description

LOCATION:Edinburgh, EH1
RATE:£22,084 per annum (FTE) rising to £23,123 (FTE) plus generous benefits package
HOURS:35 hours per week

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 make a difference in a young woman’s life?

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.

This position is for 35 hours per week. The woman lives in central Edinburgh, and the support will include sleepovers.

*Exemption under Equality Act 2010

About this opportunity

You would be working in a small, friendly team and will build a relationship with the person and her family.

The ideal candidate will be someone:

  • with a creative mind
  • who enjoys music
  • who is flexible
  • who is good at forward planning and using their initiative

The woman lives in central Edinburgh, and the support will include sleepovers.

The post is full time at 35 hours per week, which is approximately 2 shifts a week plus on-calls. One to one support is provided 24/7 and the shift pattern is typically 2pm until 3pm the following day, this includes paid sleepovers. Hours can be discussed at the interview stage.

Thistle has a good reputation for being at the heart of person centeredness and you will receive excellent training as part of your induction. If this sounds interesting to you, we would love to hear from you.

Job Ref: AM224