Personal Assistant / Care Support Worker

Personal Assistant | Edinburgh

£10.50 to £11.00 per hour

APPLY

28 days holiday entitlement

£0.30 of travel allowance

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

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

        2 years or more 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.

 

  • 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.