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13 Queens Walk, EH16 4EA
£12.10 - £12.40 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time, Part Time
20 hours per week

Job Details

Sociable and good-natured young woman who lives in central Edinburgh seeks caring and supportive female* PA.

Flexibility is important plus the ability to work well in a small, friendly team. A person-centred approach is key and ongoing training will be provided.

Musical and creative interests are helpful along with a willingness to learn about simple therapeutic approaches. Good attention to detail is also vital for this role.

Full-time 34hr contract (2 shifts a week) and part-time 18hr contract (1 shift a week) - applications are welcome for both posts.

Shifts are 24 hours which include a paid sleepover. There is also a paid-on call which all staff will partake in.

*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 who has a

· a creative mind

· enjoys music

· is good at forward planning and using their initiative

If you would like an informal chat about this vacancy, please contact

Please click here for the full job description.

Job ref: AM2311

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).

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

· Salary: From 1st April 2024, starting salary £12.10 per hour (£24,538 per annum (FTE)) rising to £12.40 per hour (£25,147 (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