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Care Assistant

  • Location:

    Edinburgh

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £9.30 - £12.00 per hour + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Lindsay Buchan

  • Contact email:

    Lindsay.Buchan@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/563600

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-01

  • Start date:

    02/10/2020 15:06:08


Search Consultancy is seeking experienced and compassionate Care Assistants on a permanent basis for our client based in Edinburgh.

Roles and responsibilities as a carer and healthcare assistant will be:
Overseeing all aspects of personal care, assisting with feeding, bathing, washing & dressing
Carrying out health checks and keeping records
Following care plans to allow you to be specific to clients' individual needs
Getting to know clients and their interests and needs, supporting them to lead meaningful lives

Hourly rate from £9.30 and above dependent on experience.

You will be part of a fantastic team attending to the care needs of people and helping to create a supportive atmosphere in which the residents can achieve maximum independence. You'll be a passionate care worker or support worker with a passion for delivering care that makes a positive impact on lives.

Please apply if you have the following:
Experience in or have a passion for care work
Skills in communicating with tact and sensitivity
The ability to remain calm under pressure and cope with challenging behaviour
SVQ Level 2 in Care, or a willingness to complete it alongside regular SVQ and statutory training

It takes an extraordinary and dedicated person to be a Care Assistant. It is physically and emotionally demanding, but the job satisfaction that you receive makes it incredibly rewarding.

The benefits of the role include:
Excellent pay rates and holiday pay
Free training
Free uniform and PVG
Flexibility in terms of hours and shifts

Please get in touch today for more details of this Care Assistant job in Edinburgh, and to begin the fast-track application process.

COVID-19 has put extra pressure on all nursing services primarily in the NHS, so your help and support filling these currently open Care Assistant vacancies are much appreciated.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.