Welcome to PANS – Personal Assistants Network Scotland.

PANS is a unique kind of community. One created by PAs, for PAs, and a place to share your experiences, access valuable resources, and find job opportunities.

Here, you’ll find vacancies and events in your region, bespoke training, and special offers available only to members. Please note, you have to be working as a PA to apply for membership.


Resources, Training, and Support for PAs

Resources and Training Courses

Fantastic resources and training to make your life easier as a personal assistant in Scotland.

Visit our Resource Library

PA Jobs Hub

Fulfilling roles across Scotland and employment guidance to reduce stress and boost your confidence.

Visit the PA Jobs Hub


Become part of something special, with advice, a place to have your voice heard, and bags of practical benefits. More importantly, gain the confidence to provide the right support and find your purpose as a personal assistant.

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“Everyone at PANS has been extremely encouraging, knowledgeable and helpful. I have been given such friendly, positive, non-judgmental advice on setting out as a new PA. I would highly recommend reaching out to them.”

A personal assistant

Inverness /Highland region

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Who are PANS?

A joint initiative between the Scottish Government and WEA, we’re a safe space for personal assistants in Scotland. We’re also a space to share your views, learn, and provide the best care you can, without being held back.

Learn more about us

Latest PANS Member News & Events


All of Scotland : Statement from the Minister for Social Care, Mental Wellbeing and Sport, Maree Todd

27 March 2024

‘I am delighted to announce the beginning of a new phase for the Personal Assistant Network Scotland, which is the trusted national membership services body representing all Personal Assistants (PAs)…


All of Scotland : Personal Assistant Workforce Survey

27 March 2024

Workforce Survey. Funded by the Scottish Government, over 4,500 social care professionals were contacted and over 800 responses were returned. Thanks to such a large amount of data, the survey…