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Care Assistant
Job Overview
  • Base Pay : £6.70 - £8.25 /Hour
  • Other Pay : N/A
  • Location : UK-Edinburgh
Job Description

Site or Unit :
North Merchiston Care Home
Address :
34 Watson Crescent Edinburgh City of Edinburgh EH11 1NF

Contracted Weekly Hours : 38.5 HOURS NIGHT DUTY

North Merchiston is a 60 bed care home providing care and support, providing general frail elderly, EMI nursing and residential care. You'll find North Merchiston Care Home in the heart of Edinburgh. Here we provide high-quality care tailored to the individual needs and wishes of the people living here.

Our purpose-built home is part of the local community. Its person-centred layout helps residents make more choices about how they spend their time, and so encourages independence.

As a Care Assistant you will show warmth and support to our residents and their families; helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care.

So as a Care Assistant what do you need to do to make this happen?

  • Communicate professionally and warmly with all visitors to the home including family and friends

  • Act as a key worker to a number of residents, providing friendship and supporting their needs.

  • Take part in social activities both within and externally to the home

  • When required, accompany residents to appointments outside the home

  • Assist residents with personal hygiene needs

  • Work as part of a team

  • Attend training as required

Job Requirements

In order to achieve this our carers should have:

A caring nature and a positive attitude, showing compassion and a desire to deliver quality care. You should be reliable and have a professional appearance.

Four Seasons Health Care provide a variety of competitive benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a bespoke development programme, childcare vouchers and an employee discount scheme. Plus free parking and uniform where applicable.

If you have the skills to succeed in this role and are committed to the provision of quality care please click on Apply now.