- Sector: Social Services, Housing and Childcare
- Specialism: Adult Care, Adult Social Work, Child Care
- Location: Edinburgh
- £16,287 to £18,316 per annum, Grade 3
- Hours: Full Time
- Contact: Please see description
- Reference: EDN11014
Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership
Social Care Assistant - Days
Various Care Homes
Salary: £16,287 - £18,316 (pro-rata for part time) plus living wage allowance if applicable
Hours: 36 and 24 hours per week available
Social care is a challenging and rewarding career.
Our care staff work with some of Edinburgh’s older and more vulnerable citizens, people from different backgrounds and of all abilities. You will help people to live full and valued lives, promoting and encouraging independence where possible and providing social opportunities. You will also help with personal care such as bathing and dressing, provision of meals and administration of medication.
We can offer you an opportunity for a career working with people, training and development and a nationally recognised qualification. Good rates of pay, excellent holidays, a generous pension scheme and a range of staff benefits are all part of the package.
All posts will apply for additional payments.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.
The City of Edinburgh Council applies a Living Wage allowance to ensure that all employees earn at least £9.07 per hour. Successful applicants will be paid the hourly rate as advertised, plus the allowance, in order to bring their earnings to £9.07 per hour.
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk