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13 Queens Walk, EH16 4EA
£12.10 - £13.02 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
18 hours per week

Thistle hold a UKVI sponsor license. We do not currently have sufficient Certificates of Sponsorship available to consider any new applicants who require sponsorship as a Skilled Worker. If this position changes, we will update our website. Unless you have existing permission to live and work in the UK or are eligible to obtain this under a different visa route, we will not be able to progress your application at this time so please do not apply.

Job Purpose

Our Wellbeing Practitioners 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

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

We have a vacancy for a female Wellbeing Practitioner to join the team that supports a man who lives in his own home independently in the Craigmillar area, with his pet cat.

This position is for 18 hours per week. The 18 hours will comprise of shifts on a rota basis that are decided upon and agreed by the team. Sleepovers may be available.

About this opportunity

He has a great sense of humour, loves being out and about, working and socialising. He currently works part time so his team support him there as well.

He is very passionate about technology and his car. It is essential that his team members are drivers.

If you would like to be part of a self-directed team that would work together to enable this individual to lead a good life, this role could be for you.

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

Please click here for the full role profile.

Job ref: SD232

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 £13.02 per hour (£26,404 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