Care Assistant

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Royal Blind
50 Gillespie Crescent
Edinburgh, EH10 4JB

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Services: Care for Older People, Royal Blind

Job Type: Care

Salary: 15873 - 18559 FTE 11,798 - 13,794 pro rata

Position: Part Time

Hours: 27.5

Contact Phone: 0131 229 1456

Closing Date: 29/06/2016

Job Summary

An opportunity has arisen for a Care Assistant to join Royal Blind’s Braeside House, our care home for visually impaired older people, working 4.30pm – 10.00pm any 5 days from 7.

The Care Assistant will assist in the personal care, support and emotional needs of our visually impaired residents and have a sensitive and caring approach. The candidate should also possess good communication skills and have a positive, responsible and caring attitude and have experience of working within a team environment.

Applicants will have relevant experience in a similar role or be willing to work towards SVQ Level 2.

Posts are subject to PVG Scheme Record/Update, paid by Royal Blind, and SSSC/Professional Body registration.