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 : P A Programme Board Next Meeting

28 May 2024

  The Personal Assistant Programme Board brings together people who employ Personal Assistants, PAs themselves, the Scottish Government and other stakeholders to improve the recognition of – and support for – Personal…


All of Scotland : Adult social care workers minimum pay

20 May 2024

This new increase took effect in April 2024, and all increases should be backdated to that date, if the increase has not been implemented. Minimum wage uplift PAs Scotland  


All of Scotland : Independent Living Fund NOW Open!

30 April 2024

The re-opened Independent Living Fund, is open to disabled people who have a local authority SDS budget of at least £800 to help people achieve additional independent living outcomes. The…