Personal Assistant / Care Support Worker

Job Details:

Salary: £10.5 to £11 per hour

Closing Date: 07 January 2023

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 know how having the right support can transform people’s 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, and 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

Job Category: Health
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Edinburgh

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