Support Worker

Primecare Health Ltd.
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
£11 per hour Plus Benefits
30 Sep 2019
28 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Support Worker
Supporting individuals in Edinburgh and West Lothian

Are you an experienced carer or support professional looking for the opportunity to make a difference? Want to focus on providing support to one individual, rather than a group?

If you are looking for a role offering genuine progression prospects, excellent training and a supportive, inclusive work environment, a career as a Primecare Health Support Worker may be for you.

About Us

Primecare Health is an independent care provider that provides exceptional care-at-home services. We help people throughout Edinburgh and West Lothian to maintain their independence, live how they choose and continue to enjoy life within their own home and community.

We’re now looking for a number of experienced Support Workers to join our friendly team on a full or part time basis.

Your Benefits

- Salary of £11 per hour
- Pension
- Full training, including a comprehensive four day induction and refresher training to maintain your knowledge
- Easily accessible offices which have a fridge of prosecco and beer to reward you for a job well done
- Free uniform
- Staff rota to maximise days off
- Refer a friend scheme
- Interest free loan for bus pass
- Cycle scheme
- Overtime available
- 28 days’ holiday (for full time hours)

This is a superb opportunity to join a people-focused business where your experience and passion for helping others will be well-rewarded.

You will support one individual, rather than a group, so you will have the chance to build a strong relationship with them and see the difference you are making to their lives first-hand.

Many of our Managers joined Primecare Health in entry level roles, so there are plenty of opportunities to develop and progress your career.

For us, care if not just a job; it’s an opportunity to make a difference to someone’s life each and every day. If you share our belief and want to help people in your community to succeed, we’d love to hear from you.

Your Role

As a Support Worker, you will provide high-quality care to an individual living in the Edinburgh or West Lothian area.

Always on hand for a cup of tea and a chat, you will help the individual to achieve their day-to-day goals and live their best lives. You will help with medication, provide personal care and help with errands, such as the weekly shop.

About You

To join us as a Support Worker, you’ll need:

- Previous care and/or support experience
- An SVQ Level 2 qualification
- Great people skills

While not essential, a full driving licence would be beneficial.

We’d like to hear from you if you’ve worked as a Care Worker, Social Care Worker, Care at Home Assistant, Healthcare Assistant, Personal Care Assistant, Carer, or Care Co-ordinator.

This is a permanent role, with various hours available. We can offer hours around your schedule, as long as you are able to work at least one weekend day. Shifts can be up to 12 hours per day (these can be split shifts) on a 4 on, 4 off basis.

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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