Care Assistants - Erskine Edinburgh Home, Gilmerton
ERSKINE has been caring for members of the ex-Service community for 100 years. Our reputation as a provider of quality care depends on recruiting staff of a high calibre who can meet resident needs and Erskine’s expectations. If you think you’ve got what it takes to work at Erskine we currently have vacancies for the following:
34.5 hours per week
including shift work and weekend work
Grade 2 Salary £17,737 - £18,987 per annum, pro rata
In your role as a Care Assistant you will work under the supervision of senior care staff and Registered Nurses to provide excellent standards of care to residents.
You will work closely with colleagues to deliver the best care for residents, encouraging independence and personal choice and helping to provide an environment which is conducive to residents with varied and complex needs.
Erskine is keen to recruit people who are committed to the care of older people, including those with dementia.
SVQ II in Health and Social Care or SVQ Social Service and Healthcare SCQF Level 6 is preferable but not essential; however, you will be required to achieve this qualification. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that they are a member of the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of joining Erskine.
We offer competitive rates of pay, a staff pension scheme and enhanced annual leave entitlement.
If you are selected for interview, you will receive an invite by email (please ensure you check your spam / junk mailbox).
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.
If you have not received a response within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.