Overview

38.5 Hours Per Week at £6.44 – £6.85 Per Hour

North Merchiston Care Home is a 60 bed home covering 3 categories of care, general frail elderly, EMI nursing and residential care and support. We are situated in the heart of Edinburgh City and are ideally located to make use of all local amenities such as shops, cinemas, libraries and churches. We have close links with the surrounding community. We offer person centered individualized care to all our residents. Clients and relatives are fully involved in all aspects of the running of the home and participate in all aspects of the home life.

As a Care Assistant you will show 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.

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

*Communicate professionally and warmly with all visitors to the home including family and friends
*Act as a key worker to a number of residents, providing friendship and supporting their needs.
*Take part in social activities both within and externally to the home
*When required, accompany residents to appointments outside the home
*Assist residents with personal hygiene needs
*Work as part of a team
*Attend training as required

In order to achieve this our carers should have:

A caring nature and a positive attitude, showing compassion and a desire to deliver quality care. You should be reliable and have a professional appearance.

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.