Personal Assistant / Care Support Worker

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Social Care Alba is a leading care at home provider in Edinburgh. An independently awarded top marks in all categories by the Care Inspectorate – we’re aware of how having the right support can transform peoples’ lives.



To provide emotional and physical support to individuals and their families. To facilitate independence by working in a dignified and respectful way.




  • 2 years or more experience in a similar role
  • SVQ 2 or equivalent in Health or Social Care




  • Basic – Knowledge of health and safety.
  • Basic – Understanding of health & social care best practice.
  • Good – Attention to detail.
  • Good – Time management, and planning.
  • Good – Ability to work independently with initiative.
  • Good – Communication across different audiences
  • Excellent – Compassionate, trustworthy, and reliability




People are at the heart of everything we do, so we continue to invest in our staff to ensure they are happy, motivated, well-trained and supported.


  • Competitive salary and travel expenses
  • Guaranteed hours and flexibility
  • Employers’ contribution into your pension
  • 28 days paid holidays
  • Paid induction & full training
  • Generous “Refer a friend” scheme
  • A clear career pathway and opportunities for career development
  • Your own Buddy and access to our Mentorship progress
  • Access to education and learning resources
  • On-going support with paid specialist training – from SVQ to Degree
  • Participation to social occasions and events (Foodie Fridays)
  • ‘Open-door’ policy so you can drop in to talk or have a coffee, Fruits & Snacks


**VISA Sponsorship for candidate live in UK

Work remotely: No

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract

Salary: £10.50-£11.00 per hour


  • Additional pay
  • Bonus scheme
  • Commission pay
  • Loyalty bonus




  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Referral programme
  • Wellness programmes




  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability




Supporting service users, including assisting with:


  • Advocacy and being a Key Worker.
  • Catheter care, moving and assisting.
  • Promotion of equality and people’s rights.
  • Social visits, meal preparation and shopping.
  • Reporting incidents, accidents, or complaints.
  • Medication, washing dressing, continence promotion.


Managing personal workload, including:


  • Logging into and out of every visit.
  • Attending and contributing to meetings.
  • Updating electronic records such as daily notes.
  • Attending all relevant training and development programs.
  • Keeping updated with care legislation and SCA policies


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