Care Assistant Superhero

Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Salary: 8.25 per hour, Generous Holiday Entitlement, Company Pension and much more
Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 31 October 2016

Care Assistant Superhero is needed

Are you passionate about caring for older people?

Do you believe that everyone has a right to a joyful and happy life?

Do you want to make a difference?

Are you creative and bold, curious enough to explore different ways of doing things?

Are you flexible enough to work evenings, nights or on weekends when needed in return for a great benefits package?

A little taste of it: 7 weeks annual leave (pro rata), child care vouchers, flexible shift patterns, staff wellbeing and assistance programs, free uniforms, subsidised meals, contributory pension scheme…and much more!

Do you have SVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent qualification or a willingness to work towards it?

Funding is available for SVQ and other further training to help you progress!

If your answer is yes to the above questions apply online NOW to work for Viewpoint as a Care Assistant (day shifts, 37.5 hours per week, 3 days out of 7) at St Raphael’s Care Home in the Grange area of Edinburgh.

We are looking for someone who is willing to take that extra step to ensure our residents are safe and cared for.

You will be become part of a highly motivated care team, delivering person centred Care and Support to physically and mentally frail older people, under the guidance of registered nurses.  You will also play a role in supporting residents to live well, realise their potential and participate in decisions and choices about their life.  Competency in caring for older people gained from previous experience in a care setting is desirable. Effective communication skills are essential.

We offer an £8.25 hourly rate

Being a Care Assistant is a very rewarding job, but it is not for everyone as it can be physically and mentally challenging. If you are a caring person by nature and you have the ability to adapt, click apply TODAY.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a PVG check – and we will meet the cost of it.

Closing date for completed applications is Monday, 31th October 2016 at 12 noon.

A full Job Specification and online application form can be found via the recruitment section of our website or contact us via telephone.

Scottish Charity Number SC005619

Viewpoint is committed to Equality and Diversity

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Contact Name Lorraine Terris
Telephone 0131 668 4247
Address Viewpoint
4 South Oswald Road
Phone: 0131 668 4247

About Viewpoint Housing Association

At Viewpoint our passion is to ensure our tenants and residents enjoy their later years and that our communities support their ambitions, appetite to learn and sense of fun.

If you value saying Yes I Can, are courageous, creative and ahead of the game then you should join the Viewpoint team and make our vision a reality.

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