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Ref no:
239846
Published:
11/10/2021
Closes:
31/3/2022
Location:
23 Eildon Street, EH3 5JU
Rate:
£10 - £11 per 4weeks pro rata
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time
Hours:
33 hours per week

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Eildon House is a small and unique care home supporting a maximum of 21 older adults in the Cannonmills area of Edinburgh City. Eildon is easily accessible by bus and has a lively local community with access to Botanic Gardens, cafe's and restaurants within an easy walking distance.

We are looking for a Senior care assistant/ Team leader to join our team to support our clients to fulfil their own goals, wishes and needs. The main duties include;

  • Assistance with personal care
  • Medications administration
  • Care planning and liaising with GP's and other professionals
  • Recognising changing support needs
  • Support to maintain friendships and bonds with families
  • To be involved in the local community, access local groups and events
  • Use our electronic system to accurately document care notes for the people we support
  • To maintain training standards and continuously develop skills to best support the residents

The attributes we look for in our team include;

  • Friendly and kind
  • Willingness to learn and develop, supported by the home and other MDT agencies.
  • Organised
  • SVQ 2 minimum, working toward or willingness to complete SVQ 3
  • Previous experience in care and support