Care Worker – Edinburgh, Midlothian

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Job Title: Care Worker (SVQ in Social Care Students Welcome)

Location: Edinburgh, Midlothian and surrounding areas

Salary: Up to £12-£21 per hour (Depending on role)

About Us: We are the largest HR / recruitment company in the world. Randstad Care are one of the leading providers within social care services in Scotland. We supply over 18,000 hours of care each week to the social work & nursing team along with children + adult services.

As part of our commitment to nurturing talent and providing valuable experience, we are offering an exciting opportunity for individuals currently undertaking their SVQ in Social Care at college to gain practical experience in the field, along with offering free training modules.

Role Overview:

We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals who are currently studying towards their SVQ in Social Care and are eager to gain hands-on experience in social care. Due to the nature of the services we support, we are looking to hire care staff with a minimum 1 year care within the UK.

You will have the opportunity to apply your theoretical knowledge in a real-world setting, working alongside experienced professionals to provide care and support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist service users with daily living tasks, including personal care, meal preparation and household chores
  • Provide emotional support and companionship to service users, promoting independence and wellbeing
  • Assist with medication administration and ensure adherence to prescribed treatment plans
  • Participate in the development and implementation of care plans, under the guidance of senior staff members
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of support provided and any relevant observations or incidents


  • Currently enrolled in Care qualification at college
  • Min 1 years paid care experience in the UK Benefits:
  • Competitive pay rates of up to £21 per hour
  • Valuable hands-on experience within social care, providing a solid foundation for your future career
  • Supportive working environment with opportunities for learning and professional development
  • Flexible working hours to accommodate college schedules and other commitments
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of vulnerable individuals within the community

How to Apply: If you are currently studying towards your SVQ in Social Care and are excited about the prospect of gaining practical experience, I would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a brief cover letter outlining your experience within social care to

Should you have any questions or require further information about these opportunities, please do not hesitate to contact Thomas on 0131 240 0887 or via email.

Note: Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive working environment where all employees are valued and respected.