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Social Care Assistant - Learning Disabilities

  • Job reference: ERBLINDOD0910
  • Location: Leith, Edinburgh
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Unqualified Social Work
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Job description: In conjunction with City of Edinburgh Council, we are currently recruiting for Social Care Assistants to cover ongoing shifts across Edinburgh with service users with learning disabilities.

Shifts run from 07:00 - 15:00, 14:00 - 22:00 and occasional sleepovers

The main aspect of this role is to provide care and support to service users in their own homes across Edinburgh dealing with various learning disabilities and associated difficulties.

Responsibilities include:

- To assist the senior care and support worker and manager to develop personal plans, ensuring the health, well-being and emotional needs of service users are met and that their individual outcomes are achieved, taking a lead role and full responsibility for the development, Implementation and regular review of personal plans

- To support service users to develop and maintain inclusive lifestyles, within their local communities; to provide personal care, support and meet emotional needs of service users.

- To support the senior care and support workers in the monitoring and reviewing of individual service users personal plans and have responsibility for meeting service user's assessed needs and agreed outcomes as part of a team approach

What we are looking for?
We are looking for a keen, enthusiastic individual with a positive attitude willing to work to support individuals. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working within the care sector, ideally with service users with learning difficulties. You will also hold a current PVG.

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