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Community Support Worker in Oxgangs – Up to £8.58 per hour

Job Description

Shaw healthcare are looking for Home Care Workers to support vulnerable adults to live in their own homes in line with our care principles of 'wellness, happiness, and kindness'. You will be supporting our service users with tasks including domestic duties, preparing meals, administering medication, as well as assisting them with their personal care including washing and bathing. Shift patterns will include days, evenings and weekends.

Job Requirements

Our Benefits include:

-Up to £8.58 per hour plus enhancements for SVQ

-Paid training and induction

-Mileage is paid for car drivers (30p per mile)

-Public transport cost reimbursed for non-drivers

-Uniforms are provided

-Contracts available to suit you, Full-time or Part-time

-Free PVG check carried out

-Plus the opportunity for SVQ qualification.

-Access to our Company Benefit Scheme which includes Childcare vouchers, Major Retail Discounts, Cinema & Short Break Discounts and free 24/7 access to a Confidential Employee Assistance Helpline.

This position would suit someone who has experience in: Home Care, Support Worker, Community Support Worker, Care Work, Residential Care.

We are looking for staff in the following areas in Edinburgh: South Central Edinburgh, Morningside and Bruntsfield.

Company Overview

Shaw healthcare has grown from its origin as a registered housing association to one of the UK’s leading healthcare providers largely through partnerships with public agencies responsible for both health and social care.

We are unique as a major healthcare provider in being 74% owned by its staff and 26% by its former parent company Shaw healthcare (Homes) Ltd.

Shaw has forged successful partnerships with Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and Social Care teams across England and Wales, developing care services and facilities for people with specific needs at the request of care commissioners.

We provide a spectrum of services from comprehensive care packages through to low level support in the community for older people and adults with physical, sensory or mental health support needs.

Shaw now employs over 4,600 people to provide care to over 3,000 individuals in registered care homes, hospitals, supported living arrangements, retirement schemes and domiciliary care settings.

We have links with UK universities to research and develop leading edge care practice and as a learning organisation we are committed to supporting the on-going training and education of all our staff.