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Healthcare Assistant/HCA posted by SYK Recruitment

Full Time
£9/ hour

Job Description

Up to £18K p/a | Full or Part-Time Contracts | Flexible Shifts | Great Benefits | Elderly & Dementia Care – Very Good Quality Grades

A leading Edinburgh nursing home is currently recruiting for experienced Healthcare Assistants/HCAS to strengthen their care team.

The modern home offers elderly and dementia nursing care packages in a modern, luxury hotel-style setting and recently received Very Good quality grades following a Care Inspectorate report.

Details of the HCA/Carer/Healthcare Assistant vacancies and what the home is offering:

  • Permanent contracts of 38.5 hours per week, although part-time contracts may also be considered
  • Great pay rates of £9 per hour, which for a full-time contract equates to an annual salary of £18,018
  • Enhanced rates of pay for overtime shifts worked
  • Flexible shifts with days or nights available
  • A workplace pension scheme and free uniforms
  • Free training and development opportunities, including free NHS training

The role will involve all aspects of personal care and support and you will be required to assist service users with eating, drinking, washing and dressing and providing personal care.  You will also provide residents with emotional support and companionship, getting to know their individual needs to better support them and to ensure they enjoy the best possible quality of life.

Job Requirements

What we are looking for in an HCA/Carer/Healthcare Assistant:

  • Have completed SVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care, ideally in addition to Level 3 (or recognised equivalents)
  • Demonstrate some experience in a caring role, ideally within the care home or elderly social care sectors
  • Able to undertake all aspects of personal care and support and maintain the privacy dignity of residents
  • Flexible to work a range of shift patterns to meet the needs of the home

To apply now or for further details, please follow the link below.

Alternatively, please call Katrusia Prodywus at SYK Recruitment now on [Click here to apply].

Please note any offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG/Access NI check and employment reference checks in addition to verification of UK professional registration (if applicable), right to work in the UK and Occupational Health clearance.

SYK Recruitment is an equal opportunities recruiter and applications are welcome from anyone meeting the specified criteria regardless of age, gender, race/ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, sexual orientation or any other personal circumstances.

By submitting an application, you are consenting to SYK Recruitment securely holding and processing your personal data and contacting you in relation to the services we provide.  You retain the right to have your information deleted in line with current GDPR legislation.

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