Care Assistant (Bank) - Edinburgh
£8.45 per hour + Company BenefitsWe currently have opportunities for Care Assistants to join our team at Camilla House based in Edinburgh providing personalised care for people over the age of 65 with varied and complex care needs.This is a Bank position working as and when required on both day & night shifts.Camilla House Nursing Home provides residential, nursing and dementia care for older people, as well as palliative and respite care. We are committed to maximising the personal choice and independence of everyone who stays with us.Responsibilities:Providing daily care support to help maintain and improve, where possible, independence and mobilityAssist service users to carry out their activities of living e.g., dressing, eating and bathingSet the dining room, serve and clear meals to a high standard Provide in-between nourishment as instructed, including the service of tea/coffee etc. to visitorsAssist residents to choose from the daily menu and report any comments on food and requests for particular dishesTo keep all rooms clean and tidy at all-times ensuring a safe environmentEnsure service users are treated with privacy, dignity and respect at all timesBenefits:28 days annual leave inc BH (pro rata)Child Care VouchersEye Care VouchersRetail Discount SchemeCost of PVG CheckOn-going Training & DevelopmentEmployee Assistance Programme (EAP)QCF / NVQ Level 2/3 or equivalent - desirablePassion for delivering high quality careAble to work as part of a team delivering high quality support services in accordance with an agreed planDemonstrate positive values in line with equal opportunities legislationAble to promote and maintain independence, choice and respect throughout all aspects of the serviceAbility to work to a high standard on your own initiative and as part of a larger teamMaintain confidentiality in all aspects of your workOur positions are subject to PVG disclosures which will be completed upon successful application. All applications will be dealt with on an individual basis in accordance with our policy and organisational requirements.We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.