Care Assistant - Entry Level Opportunity

Primecare Health Ltd.
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
£11 per hour if qualified to SVQ Level 2/ £8.75 per hour if you do not have the SVQ Level 2
10 May 2019
07 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Care Assistant - Entry Level Opportunity 
Field Based (covering Edinburgh and the surrounding areas) 

Are you a compassionate, friendly and hard-working individual looking to build a career to be proud of? Want to take on a varied role where you’ll be helping people succeed in their everyday life? 

If so, this is a fantastic opportunity to learn, grow and thrive as a Care Assistant. 

Who will I be working for? 

We are Primecare Health, an independent provider of high-quality care services within Edinburgh and West Lothian. We offer flexible and professional home care services that empower people to maintain their independence within their own home and local community. 

We’re now looking for a Care Assistant to empower and support clients throughout Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. 

What are the benefits? 

- £11 per hour if qualified to SVQ Level 2/ £8.75 per hour if you do not have the SVQ Level 2 (but are willing to work towards this)
- Company pension available 
- Full training and extensive induction programme 
- Four weekly pay 
- Ongoing development, support and supervision 
- Gain knowledge in a specialist area 
- Great career progression opportunities 
- Various shift patterns (Full and Part Time contracts available)
- 28 days’ holiday per annum 

This is a brilliant opportunity to take on an exciting, interesting role where you’ll be able to make a positive difference to people’s lives on a daily basis. 

Rather than being confined to an office, you’ll be out and about in your community, enabling people to achieve their goals and remain as independent as possible. 

We’ll always provide you with all the support you need to succeed in your role. Primecare have a forward thinking, engaging and empowering Learning and Development department that will provide you with the skills and tools you need to succeed as a Care Assistant; your manager will work alongside Learning and Development to continually ensure your learning and support needs are met.  

What will I be doing? 

As a Care Assistant, you’ll provide a high level of care to clients throughout Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. 

Working in-line with care plans, you’ll support individuals with disabilities, dementia and learning disabilities within their homes. 

You’ll carry out some housekeeping tasks, assist with medication, provide personal care and take clients on errands, such as shopping trips. 

What do I need? 

- An SVQ Level 2 qualification in Health and Social Care, or the willingness to achieve this 
- Great communication skills 
- A positive, ‘can do’ attitude 

A driving licence is desirable, as is previous care experience, but this isn’t essential. 

Other companies may call this role Trainee Support Worker, Trainee Care Worker, Junior Social Care Worker, Social Care Assistant, Healthcare Assistant, Community Support Worker or Junior Healthcare Worker. 

We are offering Full Time and Part Time contracts. Successful candidates will be required to work flexibly between the hours of 7:00 – 22:00, Monday – Sunday. For Part Time contracts, we can discuss your availability and needs as appropriate.

Webrecruit and Primecare Health are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

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