All new PANS members must be verified by their employer or service user before they can become a member, you should inform your employer/service user that this necessary process will require them to respond to our verification email. We do not retain your employer's contact details after verification is received.

If you already have a PA ID Badge, you are already a member and do not need to reapply. Should you need to update your details, please email

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Becoming a PANS member means finding answers and having your voice heard. But what else does it mean? Well, it means protection with the necessary insurance, saving money online and in local shops, accessing member-only benefits and training, and much, much more.

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“Working in collaboration with the PA Network Scotland has enabled positive interactions between the employer and the PA in times of confusion. This guided approach has resulted in both parties feeling supported. Thanks for the collaborative work, and hopefully in the future, we can solidify this partnership by working further together.”

Violet Keenan

CEO SDS Forth Valley, 2024

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Why join?

Join the biggest independent network of personal assistants in Scotland and learn, grow, and develop as a social care professional.

A FREE ID Badge and Membership Number

Recognition can be hard to come by in social care, but we make sure you feel the pride you deserve. With a free ID badge and official membership number, you’ll have newfound respect from your local community and those you work with. 

Blue Sky Social Care Card

What is a Blue Sky Card? It’s an official sign of the respect you deserve as a vital worker. You can also enjoy perks and discounts like savings online and in-store, access to training, resources, and guidance, and a whole lot more to make your life and job easier.


With insurance, you can protect yourself against mistakes made at work.  This may include administering medicine, first aid, injuries you sustain yourself, and more. You can also access trained counsellors if needed, with a 24/7, strictly confidential service. 

Emcare Training

Access discounted specialist training in personal care to give you the skills and qualifications to succeed. From first aid to moving and assisting people, food hygiene, mental health first aid, fire training, and more, you’ll be fully equipped to give your very best.

Unite Union

Unite understands your role, your personal development needs, and much, much more. As well as helpful information and employment protection, you’ll receive access to loads of benefits from dentist cashback to holiday offers, RAC breakdown cover, and financial and legal advice. 

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PANS experienced mediation service

We understand that harmonious, supportive working relationships require certain skills to maintain. We also understand that feeling comfortable working in someone’s home and upholding productive, healthy relationships is important. With PANS support, you can find answers to common issues you might run into and move forward with confidence.

FREE WEA Membership

Free WEA membership for one year 

PANS membership gives you eligibility for a year’s free WEA membership. Join our adult education movement and get some great benefits too, including our award-winning member lecture series.

Who are we? 

We are a leading adult education charity with a legacy that stretches back over a hundred years, having been founded back in 1903. Our mission is to bring adult education within reach of everyone who needs it, fighting inequality and promoting social justice. Today, we continue to empower adults by bringing great teaching to local communities across England and Scotland, reaching tens of thousands of learners each year.  We believe every adult from a variety of backgrounds should have access to education and its benefits right on their doorstep

Member Benefits

Training, insurance, union representation, and discounts in your favourite shops; it pays to become a PA Network Scotland member. With access to everything you see here as well as a community of like-minded professionals, you can make your life easier.

Oh, and did we mention that it’s free to join?

Follow the link below to learn more about these benefits.

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Join PANS today

Fill in the form and join the biggest group of PAs in Scotland.

Join now