Service Development Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £26,575
  • Craigmillar, Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th August 2022

  • Advertised from 25th July 2022
  • 39 hours, permanent
  • Plus generous benefits package, including a £500 welcome payment


Thistle aims to support individuals, families and communities to maximise their potential and achieve the best possible quality of life.

Contributing to the design and development of support for people with disabilities whose behaviour is labelled “difficult” or “challenging”, successful candidates will be skilled in delivering excellent person-centred support, collaborative working across multi-disciplinary teams and supporting the development of excellent person-centred practice within Supported Living teams.

Working within Thistle’s newly established Service Development Team your role will be to intensively support new and established Supported Living teams to embed excellent person centred practice, to be responsive in a rapidly changing environment, and to support people with disabilities to achieving the things that matter most to them in their lives.

To arrange an informal discussion about this post, in the first instance please contact Carrie Newland, Service Development Lead, at

Application notes

To find out more and to apply please visit our website

Closing date for receipt of completed applications 15th August 2022 at 17:00.

Stage 1 of the recruitment process will take place week commencing 22nd August 2022.

Stage 2 of the recruitment process will take place week commencing 29th August 2022.