Overview

38.5 Hours Per Week at £8.63 Per Hour

Guthrie House is situated on the south side of Edinburgh and can be easily accessed via the bypass or bus service from the city. There is a shopping centre nearby offering a variety of retail services as well as local shops. We also enjoy good community links with the local Kirk.

So as a Senior Nursing Care Assistant what do you need to do to make this happen?

*Ensure the delivery of quality of care by continually assessing our residents needs and wishes
*Develop, review and update care plans to meet our clients changing physical, social and psychological needs
*Communicate professionally and warmly with visitors and family, and other health care professionals
*Undertake all aspects of medicine management in line with regulatory and company requirements, ensuring medicines are appropriately stored and administered.
*Promote high standards of care by ensuring all staff are supervised appropriately and shifts run in a smooth and efficient manner
*Promote the Home in a professional manner, by becoming actively involved in raising awareness of the Home within the local community
*Undertake simple dressing changes, ensuring residents receive timely prescribed wound dressings changes.

In order to achieve this our Senior Nursing Care Assistant should have:

A positive attitude and wholly adopt a person centered approach; showing compassion and a desire to make a difference. Show leadership qualities, and be willing to take ownership for the delivery of quality care. Our senior nursing care assistants must hold a minimum of NVQ level 3 or SVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care and have a legal right to work in the UK.

As a senior nursing care assistant you will support the registered nurse in the running of the shift, whilst showing warmth and support to our residents and their families; helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care.

Four Seasons Health Care provide a variety of competitive benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a bespoke development programme, childcare vouchers and an employee discount scheme. Plus free parking and uniform where applicable.

If you have the skills to succeed in this role and are committed to the provision of quality care please click on Apply now.

About Four Seasons Health Care

Four Seasons Health Care is the UK’s largest independent health and social care provider. The company operates around 450 care homes and 60 hospitals and specialist care centres in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Jersey and the Isle of Man.

We employ more than 30,000 staff caring for around 20,000 residents.

Our care homes division has taken a sector lead in the development of specialist services for residents with higher dependency needs including nursing care for infirm elderly, respite, step-up and step-down care, end-of-life care and an award winning specialist dementia service that is studied internationally.