Care Assistant (Home Care)

2018-06-03 Care Homes Job Title: Care Assistant (Home Care)

Job Setting: Clients Home

Job Role: Carer / Support Worker

Date Posted: 04 May 2018

Job Location: Edinburgh , City of Edinburgh

Salary: £8.75 to £11.00 per hour Plus Mileage, Paid Holidays and Pension

Hours: Full Time or Part Time

Contact Name: Sandu

Job Reference:


Do you want to make a real difference by supporting people to live in their own homes and live with dignity and respect?

We are looking for two full-time home care assistants to work in the Edinburgh North area (Barnton, Cammo, Cramond, Granton, Leith, Trinity) to support our private clients. 

- Edinburgh North Area (EH3, EH4, EH5, EH7, EH12)

- Car Driver Preferred

- Full Time (25 - 40 Hours)


Requirements for a Home Care Assistant :

  • At least 2 years experience as a paid carer
  • Excellent social and communication skills
  • Knowledge of / training in moving and handling, CPR, infection control, medication administration
  • PVG checked and SSSC Registered (or willing to register with SSSC)
  • Level 2 or 3 SVQ in Health and Social Care or willing to work towards it.
  • Access to reliable transport (car preferable although not essential)
  • Some permanent positions available after the initial 3-month probation


Benefits of working Eidyn Care:

  • Great rates of pay (£8.75 to £11) - we are a living wage employer
  • Career progression
  • Ongoing training including paid shadow shifts
  • Minimum 1 Hour Visits
  • Private Clients only
  • Mileage allowance
  • Approachable management
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free Uniform
  • 28 days holiday pay (pro rata)
  • Pension Contribution


  • SVQ2 or Higher
  • SSSC
  • 2 years care experience
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