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Care Assistant

City, Edinburgh
£10.50 Per Hour
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
2 Wakefield Avenue, Portobello, Edinburgh, EH7 6TL Full Time Position 38.5/33 Hours per week available. Shift Times - 8am - 8pm Overtime Enhancement at time and a half If you're passionate, caring and looking for a rewarding job with excellent training and great opportunities, join Care UK and make a real difference. Are you interested in gaining access to your wages as you work? Care UK has a money management app that gives you instant access to your pay and is one of the many reasons to join the Care UK family. Care Assistants at Care UK come from all walks of life, healthcare, support work, domiciliary, hospitality, retail, education and many others. We are looking for caring people to join the Care UK team who share the same values as us: care, passion and teamwork. You will have a strong desire to help people and put the residents at the heart of everything you do. New to Care? We have our own Learning Academy to provide excellent training and induction programs for all new staff members, meaning we will give you all the tools and knowledge you need to have a successful career with us. Our high quality, innovative training and coaching will support the development of your skills throughout your career with us. We see the potential in everyone, let us help fulfil yours. Here's what you can benefit from working with Care UK: Wagestream a money management app that gives you instant access to your pay Award Winning Care Provider (Residential Care Provider of the Year - Health Investor Awards 2022 & more) Long service awards Discounted gym membership Concerts for Carers (apply for free tickets to concerts at a various venues) Competitive refer a friend bonus GEM Awards - we recognise colleagues who go the extra mile Career development, training and access to our approved apprenticeship scheme Hundreds of online and in-store discounts Cycle 2 work scheme Annual purchase holiday scheme Wellbeing support Pension contribution Free uniform Access to PPE Weekly Covid testing What you ll be doing: Helping residents to remain as active and independent as possible Respecting residents rights of choice, privacy and dignity Support residents with personal care and mealtimes. Working as part of a team to identify residents unique goals and implement personalised care plans. Working flexibly to help residents explore new interests, engage in physical activities, and make sure they enjoy themselves in a stimulating and homely environment. So, if you're passionate, caring and looking for a rewarding career, please click the apply button to speak to one of our team for more information. Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers Where you'll work Our new modern purpose-built care home on Wakefield Avenue, Portobello, Edinburgh, opened its doors on 11th December 2017. Our lovely new care home in Edinburgh reflects the spirit, fun and warmth of this lovely corner of the capital. Portobello (or Porty to locals) is three miles east of Edinburgh city centre and is known for its strong community ethos and friendly atmosphere. The care home is a stone throw from the sea, the sandy beach and the long seafront promenade of this historic suburb. . Residents will be able to catch their favourite films in comfy chairs in the cinema, or enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and delicious cake in the coffee shop, which opens onto a second floor terrace. This spacious area will give residents and their visitors the chance to catch up al fresco on warm days and enjoy views westwards to Arthur s Seat and eastwards to the beach at Portobello. Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence
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  • Job Reference: 701353045-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Care UK
    Care UK
  • Location: City, Edinburgh
  • Salary: £10.50 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: Overtime Enhancement
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent