Personal Assistant / Care Support Worker – Social Care Alba, Edinburgh

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Location: Edinburgh, Mid Lothian, EH8 9LD

Salary: £10.90 – £11.25 per hour, DOE

28 days holiday entitlement

£0.30 of travel allowance

  • Enhanced overtime
  • Your own Buddy and access to our Mentorship Programme
  • Health and Wellbeing Activities

ABOUT THE JOB: 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


WHAT WE OFFER: 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.

  •  Enhanced overtime
  • Travel expenses
  • Guaranteed hours
  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days paid holidays
  • Great employee benefits
  • Your own Buddy to support you
  • Access to our mentorship program
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Employers contribution into your pension
  • Participation to social occasions and events
  • Access to education and learning resources
  • On-going support with paid specialist training


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.
  • Keeping updated with care legislation and SCA policies.
  • Attending all relevant training and development programs.


If you are interested in this role, please click here to apply