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Personal Assistants.

  • Full time or Part time
  • from £17,745
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th January 2019

  • Advertised from 17th December 2018
  • Our rate of pay starts at £17,745 per annum pro-rata (£8.75 per hour). Various hours available


istle Foundation supports people with long term health conditions to live life on their terms.

Personal Assistants.

Working as a Personal Assistant (PA) means making a difference in people’s lives by supporting them to live independently in their own homes and in their community.

What does a PA do?

  • PAs plan and provide support and direct care to people. This will be personalized according to the needs and preferences of the supported person
  • PAs assist and enable people to live their life by supporting them in their own living, working and learning environments
  • PAs work in a team supporting one or more people
  • PAs attend training and progress their career

Experience is not essential. It’s more important that you share our ethos and values and bring your full self to work. We can offer flexible hours, superb training and the chance to make a real difference to someone’s life.

We have full and part time vacancies available across Edinburgh.

If you are enthusiastic and have an enabling attitude with excellent communication skills please follow the link below and apply directly on our website.

Personal Assistants Wellbeing Support Team

We are also seeking 2 experienced Personal Assistants (Support Workers) to join the Wellbeing Support Team.

  • The Wellbeing Support Team works alongside established teams within supported living services to provide a back-up service through workforce co-ordination; ensuring that our values are embedded and that continuity of support is provided.
  • This role offers an opportunity to develop leadership and coaching skills with potential to progress within the organisation.
  • If you have experience of working with people in a person-centred way, feel you can positively contribute to a self-organised team and can demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, this could be an ideal role for you.

A certain amount of flexibility is required for this post as the shift patterns vary. There will be a requirement to be ‘on call’ at times, and an allowance is payable for this. A driving licence is desirable for this role.

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Please note that CVs will not be accepted.