Full Time Care Assistant and Senior Care Assistant, Colinton, Edinburgh EH14

Job ref: LCSJUNE04

This is a great opportunity for two enthusiastic care assistants to join an established small team supporting a lovely 14 year old boy in Edinburgh.

The start date is immediately or after 17th August 2024.

The hourly rates are:

  • Senior Care Assistant – £15.50 per hour gross
  • Care Assistant – £15 per hour gross

The hours will be worked in a shift pattern across 7 days:

  • 6.30am to 9.30am and 3.15pm to 9.15pm school days and
  • 7am to 9.15pm non school days including weekends and school holidays (in line with City of Edinburgh school term).

The supported young person has complex needs, including Cerebral Palsy. He needs support in all aspects of his life, including personal care. The family are an active family, who love to take trips out walking and exploring nature, to museums, cinema, swimming and other outdoor activities. As well as this they love to travel overseas extensively during school holidays.

The successful candidates will be flexible, patient, hardworking, caring, friendly, empathetic and always willing to be helpful. They must be passionate about helping others and strive to ensure that the supported person can reach his full potential and live his best life. They must have a great attention to detail. Holidaying abroad with the family to support the young person is essential.

A driver is preferred and the family can supply a car. There is free parking at the family home.

The family would prefer a non smoker.

Must already have the right to work in the UK, no sponsorship.

Please send your interest using the form below or send an email to info@lothianchildcaresolutions.co.uk with your up to date C.V. quoting the job reference number

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