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Ref no:
230879
Published:
17/8/2021
Closes:
31/12/2021
Location:
South Queensferry, EH29 9EN
Rate:
£10.20 - £10.35 per hour
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time & Part Time
Hours:
40 hours per week

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Every day is different when you work in Health and Social Care – We are seeking outstanding individuals to deliver Care in the Community, in South Queensferry, Newbridge and Kirkliston. This job isn't for everyone, but if you are reliable, compassionate and have a natural ability to care, Professional Carers want to hear from you!

Here is just some of the comments from our latest employee reviews:

"Working for Professional Carers gives you the opportunity to feel good about making a difference and everyday is different. To see a smile on each service users face, every morning makes it all worth whole."

"I am fairly new to care and I love it. I came from the retail industry and was quite worried at first whether this would be for me. From the get go Professional Carers welcomed me with open arms and I feel not just part of a team, but part of the family."

"It’s true what they say, we aren’t just employees, we are part of a family for this company. Everyone supports each other and the service users are the most important things in everyones eyes - apply now!"

Benefits include: -

  • In house training with fully funded criminal records check.
  • Mileage payment of 25p per mile for car drivers, paid automatically into your wages.
  • Opportunities to gain formal qualifications, including SVQ diplomas in Health and Social Care.
  • Free uniform, personal protective equipment, and a mobile phone.
  • Flexible working hours [full, part time and bank hours available] with regular service users, consistent hours, walking runs and limited gaps in between appointments.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting with personal care and medication administration.
  • Promotion of independence.
  • Providing Nutritional support
  • Catheter and stoma care.
  • Safety and well-being checks.

Essential Criteria

  • Reliable, committed and a good team player.
  • Excellent time keeping.
  • A good communicator who possesses a passion for helping others.

Desirable 

  • 6 months caring experience.
  • Driving licence [or be prepared to walk to appointments].

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: Up to £10.35 per hour + mileage allowances + mobile phone.

COVID-19 considerations:

Remote [video] interviews and meetings held across the organisation / Access to unlimited personal protective equipment / Weekly PCR and LFT testing for all staff / Training is completed in a COVID secure working environment.