Care Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Immediate Start

  • Salary:

    Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Lindsay Buchan

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    09/02/2021 16:01:58

Search Consultancy is seeking experienced and compassionate Care Assistants to work on an agency basis to provide the highest quality of care to Care Home clients based in and around Edinburgh. This role comes with a salary range of £9 to £13 per hour.

Some of your 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

In this flexible working community care assistant role, you'll be part of a fantastic team attending to the personal 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:
Six months' paid support worker or care experience
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.