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Senior Carer/Care Assistant/HCA

Posted: 22/01/2020

Full Time
Edinburgh City
£10.50 Paid Breaks per Hour

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Nursing Home, Non-nursing
Ref: KPJ2242

42 Hour Contract - Days | SVQ 3 & Medication Training Essential

A large elderly and dementia nursing home in Edinburgh currently has a vacancy for an SVQ Level 3 qualified Senior Carer to work full-time days on a permanent basis.

Details of this Senior Carer position and what our client is offering:

  • A permanent contract of 42 hours per week, working flexible day shifts
  • Excellent pay rates of £10.50 per hour plus paid breaks
  • A fantastic working environment in a purpose-built, modern care home
  • Opportunities for ongoing training and development in addition to a comprehensive induction

Applicants for this Senior Carer role should meet the following criteria:

  • Have completed a minimum of SVQ or NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care, have completed medication training and have current SSSC registration
  • Demonstrate substantial experience working in an elderly care environment with at least 6 months experience in a Senior Carer or equivalent supervisory role
  • Passionate about high quality care
  • Good communication, interpersonal and leadership skills

If you would like to apply now, please follow the link provided.

For further details, please call Katrusia Prodywus at SYK Recruitment now on 0131 357 6797.


Please note any offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG/Access NI check and employment reference checks in addition to verification of UK professional registration (if applicable), right to work in the UK and Occupational Health clearance.

SYK Recruitment is an equal opportunities recruiter and applications are welcome from anyone meeting the specified criteria regardless of age, gender, race/ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, sexual orientation or any other personal circumstances.

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