Care Assistants, Support Workers & Companionship visits – 1st Focus Homecare, Edinburgh

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Make a difference in someone’s life today.

1st Focus Homecare is a well respected family run Edinburgh based care at home provider, most recently graded at 5 across the board by the Care Inspectorate. We support our staff and have a great company reputation. ‘Good communication, understanding and helpful, flexible. Best care company I have worked for’ (Staff survey March 2022)

We are currently recruiting for Care Assistants, Support Workers & Companionship visits with positions available in various locations in Edinburgh. Experience is not necessary as we provide full training and ongoing support. We are also keen to hear from experienced Social Care and Healthcare Support Workers.


• Enhanced overtime rate, earning up to £16.50 per hour.
• Support and fully funded SVQ2 & SVQ3: Health & Social Care with Training for Care and Edinburgh College.
• Flexible working pattern.
• Guaranteed hour contracts available. Part time & Casual contracts also available.
• Mileage – 40p per mile.
• Free uniform & PPE.
• £500 Bonus – Refer a Friend.
• Ongoing support, supervision & career development options.

Responsibilities of the role:

To provide care in accordance with individual needs and care plans.

• Recording and reporting all relevant information relating to an individual.
• Listen and observe how individuals prefer their care and support to be delivered and report any observations.
• Respond to service and delivery instructions from your supervisor or manager.
• Keep all information about service users and their families secure and confidential.

We have recently increased our wages within the industry to a higher value to ensure our staff enjoy lengthy rewarding career . Up to £12.50 per hour (depending on experience and overtime rate up to £16.50) + Holidays and Pension.

Full-time hours on a rota basis within hours 7am-2pm and 4pm-10pm with every second weekend off.
Female Applicants Only. This is due to service user requirements at present. Schedule 9, Part 1, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010 relating to Work Exceptions and Occupational Requirements applies.
To keep our carers safe we will provide all PPE. Masks, Gloves, Aprons, Hand Sanitiser.

Make a difference in someone’s life and apply now by sending your CV at Please ensure you include a full work history and explain any gaps.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Salary: £10.50-£16.50 per hour

• Company car
• Company events
• Company pension
• Free or subsidised travel
• Free parking
• On-site parking
• Referral programme
• Wellness programme
• Holidays
• Overtime
• Weekend availability