Care Assistant

 

  • Location: Edinburgh (EH4)
  • Salary: Up to £11 per hour
  • Company: Avenue Care Services
  • Contract: Permanent

Do you have a caring nature and a passion for supporting others? Are you looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Our client, a leading care provider in Edinburgh would like you to join their experienced care team. Set up to help bring a contented smile to everyone they care for, our client ensures they set standards and enhance the values of care in our communities.

About the role

We have a range of hours available including 18, 24 and 30-hour contracts where you will work on rolling 2 week rota with every second weekend off.

Our client believes in paying more than other private Care at Home providers and want to attract and retain the best people. As well as a competitive salary, they offer a range of benefits including company pension, monthly incentive scheme, regular and ongoing training, including SVQ.

The purpose of this role is to provide care at home for service users, and as well as contending to all their care needs, you will also be a confident communicator, taking the time to speak with them, and perhaps have a chat over a cup of tea. Quite often, Carers may be their only contact with other people.

Our client is passionate about the care and support they provide and believe the service users deserve the best possible care.

You will assist our clients with all aspects of personal care, including:

  • Washing, bathing or showering
  • Assistance with dressing
  • Continence/toileting care
  • Catheter and colostomy care
  • Personal and hygiene care including dental care and assistance with shaving
  • Prompting with medication
  • Moving and handling

Previous experience not essential as we give you all the training and support you need and the opportunity to develop a great career in the Care Sector. 

It is essential that you hold a UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle.

If you would like to join this fantastic team, please click the link to apply or call our recruitment hotline – 01383 427326 to book an interview.

These posts are subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with adults. You will also be required to register with SSSC or update registration where successful in gaining a position.