Care Assistant in EDINBURGH, City of Edinburgh, UK at Four Seasons Health Care

Date Posted: 10/12/2019

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Job Description


Job Reference ID:
MCG/201/053240

Home Name: Gilmerton
Location: EDINBURGH, City of Edinburgh, UK

Weekly Hours: 33
Salary: £9

Posting Expiry Date: 03/01/2020


 

Great Benefits and job satisfaction

As one of the largest healthcare providers in the UK it’s important to us to couple great care with meaningful and enjoyable experiences.  If you’re a kind, warm and compassionate person and like to have a positive impact on peoples’ lives, then working as a Care Assistant for Four Seasons Health Care will be the right role for you. 

You will be delivering quality personal care to each of our residents, your daily tasks will include supporting them with washing, dressing, eating and maintaining their hygiene, as well as ensuring they feel part of life in the home.  This will see you providing care, warmth and kindness to help make a difference. You also will develop relationships with our residents’ relatives which will support you in understanding their needs more and developing that personal care.

 

Job Requirements

Gilmerton Care Home – Care Assistant

Competitive salary & great benefits

  • Recommend a Nurse Scheme of £1000*
  • 25 days holiday pro-rata
  • Various shifts available including working 3 days on and 4 days off
  • Access to the Four Seasons Care Academy
  • Discounts and benefits suited to your lifestyle
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free uniform   

* Subject to terms and conditions

 

As one of the largest healthcare providers in the UK it’s important to us to couple great care with meaningful and enjoyable experiences. If you’re a kind, warm and compassionate person and like to have a positive impact on peoples’ lives, then working as a Care Assistant for Four Seasons Health Care will be the right role for you.

You’ll find Gilmerton Care Home has a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere, situated in Edinburgh. We are a short drive away from the city centre and only a mile away from Cameron Toll shopping centre, which makes for great days out for residents and their loved ones.  We are also nearby to public transport. 

We put the health and happiness of people living here at the heart of everything we do, we love to actively encourage them to take part in all decisions – contributing to everything from the way their rooms look to the therapies they receive.

With 75 beds our Care team offer residential care for people who need help with daily tasks, nursing care for those who have complex medical needs, and respite care to give family or friends a well-earned break.

 

Our dementia care is accredited as part of Four Seasons Dementia Care Framework.

 

You will be delivering quality personal care to each of our residents, your daily tasks will include supporting them with washing, dressing, eating and maintaining their hygiene, as well as ensuring they feel part of life in the home. This will see you providing care, warmth and kindness to help make a difference. You also will develop relationships with our residents’ relatives which will support you in understanding their needs more and developing that personal care.

 

If you are a hardworking team player who wants to work in a thriving community, understand what is important to those you are caring for and make sure their lives are as happy as they can be, then the role of a Care Assistant could be perfect for you. If you possess these qualities then experience of working as a Care Assistant isn’t necessary. We provide you with excellent learning, development and support opportunities, to equip you with the knowledge and skills to make a real difference in the role. The Four Seasons Care Academy offers opportunities via digital learning and practical skills training and a range of career progression routes via our ‘Careership’ programme

 

Our Care Assistants must be 18 years of age or over, Apprenticeship opportunities are available for 16-18 year olds.