Health care Assistant

Morningside, Edinburgh
Up to £9.27 plus Holiday Pay
23 Feb 2018
24 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

Contact Details

Elite Care (Scotland) Ltd in partnership with Prestige Nursing and Care urgently requires experienced HCA’s to join our team. We supply high quality temporary staff to other healthcare and homecare establishments throughout Edinburgh.

We understand that everyone has individual needs. So whether you just want to top up your existing income by working some extra hours or by working for us on a more permanent basis please contact us now!

At Elite Care (Scotland) we offer:

Wide choice of work and flexible hours to fit around your busy schedules and existing commitments

Excellent pay rates £8.75- £9.27

Free training supported by an online e learning centre

On-going support and development

Uniform (conditions apply

Holiday pay and pension contributions

24 hour support of a professional and experienced team

Job Specific Qualifications.

An awareness and adherence to the 6 principles of the National Care Standards; dignity, privacy, choice, safety, realising potential and equality and diversity.

Main Duties (will depend on Healthcare or Homecare Setting

Typical Duties - Healthcare (Nursing and Care Homes)


Provide support to the Registered Nurse/Manager in the implementation of the agreed plan of care and in accordance with instructions and any training received.


Help promote and maintain an environment conducive to meet the needs of the patients/client, carers and relatives


Ensure health, safety and welfare of yourself, your colleagues and your clients


Meticulous record keeping – maintaining up to date reports such as care plans


Maintain regular communication with branch manage


Respect the individuality and confidentiality of each client


To communicate effectively


To work as part of a team


Job Specific Requirements


Adherence to all policies and procedures (including confidentiality and data protection)


A strong sense of responsibility


Excellent communication skills


Good team player


Good standard of spoken and written English


Professional, friendly and a willing disposition


Reliable and trustworthy


Smart and professional appearance

6 months experience in a related care setting


All applicants must have the right to work in the UK


If you are interested please call the Edinburgh branch on 0131 333 5111 for an informal chat or apply online and we will contact you.


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