We have an opportunity at our care home in Bonnyrigg for a Senior Care Assistant role. The main responsibility of the job is to deliver a high standard of care to our residents.

Our Bonnyrigg care home is a small 35 bed residential home with a good bus service every 20 to 30 min from city of Edinburgh approximately 30 min travel time.

Hours and Pay: Full Time and Part Time Hours Available – £10.40 per hour

Duties and Responsibilities:

· To actively participate and supervise in the delivery of care to the residents

· Support and work closely with families and friends offering them professional and emotional support, sensitive to individual need

· To administer prescribed medication to residents following the home’s policy and procedure

· To lead, motivate and support care staff

· To be responsible with the team for the preparation, implementation, review and update of all residents care plans in line with their personal wishes and preferences

· To establish affective liaison with other healthcare professionals e.g. GPs, District Nurses, Physiotherapy, Hospitals, etc.

What experience do we like you to have for this role?

· Essential – A relevant SVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent held for a minimum of 1 year

· Desirable – A relevant SVQ Level 3 qualification or equivalent

· Ability to work well as part of a team

· Good communication skills

· Can demonstrate an empathy and understanding of needs of residents

· Have the ability to effectively supervise individuals and a team

Why come to Nazareth Care Charitable Trust?

· Induction and training provided

· Aged 18-25 – we pay at least National Living Wage rate

· Paid Holidays

· Free Parking

· Access to Blue Light Card

· Access to Employee Assistance Program

All offers of employment are subject to 2 satisfactory references and a PVG disclosure.

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit your CV and application below.


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