Personal Assistant / Care Support Worker

Edinburgh

£10.05 to £11.00 per hour

28 days holiday entitlement

£0.30 of travel allowance

  • £500 Welcome Bonus
  • Enhanced overtime of 20%
  • Your own Buddy and access to our Mentorship Programme

ABOUT THE JOB: To provide emotional and physical support to individuals and their families. To facilitate independence by working in a dignified and respectful way.

 

YOUR KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

•        Experience in a similar role

•        SVQ 2 or equivalent in Health or Social Care


YOU SKILLS

•        Basic - Knowledge of health and safety.

•        Basic - Understanding of health & social care best practice.

•        Good - Attention to detail.

•        Good - Time management, and planning.

•        Good - Ability to work independently with initiative.

•        Good - Communication across different audiences

•        Excellent - Compassionate, trustworthy, and reliability


WHAT WE OFFER: People are at the heart of everything we do, so we continue to invest in our staff to ensure they are happy, motivated, well-trained and supported.

 

  • £500 Welcome Bonus
  • Enhanced overtime of 20%
  • Travel expenses
  • Guaranteed hours
  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days paid holidays
  • Great employee benefits
  • Your own Buddy to support you
  • Access to our mentorship program
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Employers contribution into your pension
  • Participation to social occasions and events
  • Access to education and learning resources
  • On-going support with paid specialist training

WORKING WITH SOCIAL CARE ALBA

 

Indeed - "There is a great staff team who are keen to help a new member of staff integrate into the service."

 

Glassdoor - "Flexible hours, amazing colleagues, great investment in training and development, nice clients"

 

Google - "Excellent service and very friendly staff"

 

Care Inspectorate - “New care staff undertook comprehensive induction training which covered the key skills and knowledge required to provide care. They were supported well, being assigned a "buddy" and there was very regular contact and support from the team leaders.”

Responsibilities


Supporting service users, including assisting with:

•        Advocacy and being a Key Worker.

•        Catheter care, moving and assisting.

•        Promotion of equality and people’s rights.

•        Social visits, meal preparation and shopping.

•        Reporting incidents, accidents, or complaints.

•        Medication, washing dressing, continence promotion.

 

Managing personal workload, including:

•        Logging into and out of every visit.

•        Attending and contributing to meetings.

•        Updating electronic records such as daily notes.

•        Keeping updated with care legislation and SCA policies.

•        Attending all relevant training and development programs.