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Care Assistant

  • Job reference: ERBINCH1911
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Job type: Shift
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: Are you looking for a role where you can make a difference to the lives of vulnerable service users? Are you an enthusiastic individual able to provide high levels of care and support on a flexible basis? Do you want to work within a friendly and nurturing team?

If so, this role may be the perfect fit for you!

We are currently recruiting for care assistants in conjunction with Edinburgh City Council to cover ongoing shifts. These shifts are working with elderly service users who may require varying levels of support.

This is a great opportunity for care assistants looking for supplementary work or flexible part time or full time work as shifts are available in conjunction with your availability. Shifts run from 07:00 - 19:30, 09:00 - 21:30 and 19:30 - 07:00.

**We are expecting a high volume of response to this role therefore if you are interested apply now to be considered!**

Responsibilities of this role include:

* Personal care
· Conduct activities with the service users
* Food and drink preparation
* Promotion of independence and dignity

As a successful candidate:

* You will provide a high standard of safe, effective and person-centred care.
* You will assist the service users with day to day activities.
* You will promote the individuals' independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care.
* You must be willing to work flexibly as and when required. You will work on a rota basis throughout the week and at weekends.

Requirements
* PVG check (SSSC registration desirable)
* Care experience within a residential setting or similar
* A genuine passion and desire to provide a high standard of care

What we are looking for?
We are looking for a keen, enthusiastic individual with a positive attitude willing to work to support elderly individuals. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working within the care sector.

Note: Do you know someone who is looking for work in this field? If so, please pass these details on to them. If we are able to place them into work such as this, lasting over 13 weeks, we will happily pay you a £250 referral bonus!

Benefits of working with Service Care
* A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
* Payroll service twice a week
* Nationwide provider of Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.

If you are interested in the role and require further information, or know of anyone who may be interested, please contact Emily at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964 or email emily.bentley@servicecare.org.uk