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Murrayside

Unit Manager Clinical

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Job reference

SYS-11663

Location

Edinburgh EH12 5YS

Min pay rate

£19.79

Max pay rate

£20.50

Role highlights

Are you experienced in supporting older people with complex care needs? Are you an organised, methodical Nurse who is passionate about delivering positive change? Then you can build a fast-moving nursing career with Care UK and help our residents get more out of life every day.

What you’ll do

Leading the clinical team during your shifts, you will make certain that we fully meet residents’ medical, physical and emotional requirements. Ensuring compliance with our clinical governance framework, you will mentor and motivate colleagues, champion residents’ safety and dignity and drive continuous improvement, whilst acting as Named Nurse for your own portfolio of service users.

Who you are

An NMC Registered Nurse (RGN, RMN or RNLD), you will be well versed in care planning processes and fully familiar with clinical assessment tools. You will be keen to develop your leadership skills and clinical knowledge, capable of building close relationships with residents and their families, and determined to drive continuous improvement.

Who we are

With 120 homes and day clubs across the UK, we provide expert respite, residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. Our highly personal, patient-centred approach has seen us enjoy rapid growth, with three new homes planned for next year, so we can offer wide-ranging career opportunities to people who care as deeply as we do.

What we offer

As one of our valued nurses you can benefit from both clinical and management training, enabling you to become a clinical lead, senior trainer or home manager. You can also expect competitive pay, a choice of day, night or weekend shifts and comprehensive benefits, Access to a company paid web based system for your PIN revalidation, a stakeholder pension and life assurance scheme, bank holiday enhancements, paid DBS check, child care vouchers, thousands of online and in-store discounts and free uniform. 

Where you'll work

Our team at Murrayside care home in Edinburgh offer an impressive range of care, from short-term respite to permanent care for residents living with dementia including residential, nursing and end of life care in a state of the art care home that opened in 2018.

We were delighted to receive a ‘good’ overall rating by the Care Inspectorate after our routine inspection in November 2019.

Based in Corstorphine, Murrayside care home is close to local bus routes and is commutable from surrounding towns including Livingston and Broxburn.


At Murrayside, we offer rewarding, fulfilling careers that are full of opportunity We support all our team members with innovative training and clear career paths, and you can enjoy working in a friendly, supportive environment where our residents' wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do.

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Murrayside

Registered General Nurse

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Job reference

SYS-8578

Location

Edinburgh EH12 5YS

Min pay rate

£18.00

Max pay rate

£18.50

Role highlights

About Registered Nurses at Care UK

Registered Nurses at Care UK are role models for great clinical and care governance practice and act as a champion for residents’ safety and dignity. They’re flexible about working hours and deal with difficult situations with tact and diplomacy and previously, they may have come from a Hospital, General Practice or Primary Care background. They enjoy being part of a team and raising standards through innovation and new ideas. And they consider it a privilege to be trusted to look after others. Do you share their values? Then we could have just the role for you.

What you’ll be doing

Being a Registered Nurse doesn’t just mean providing leadership for care staff and supporting residents with a range of complex needs and dependency levels. It means getting to use your wide variety of nursing skills in a unique environment where no two days are the same. It means ensuring the ongoing safety of residents, staff and visitors alike through systematic assessment, monitoring and reviewing processes. And it means spending quality time with residents and being integral to creating long-term care plans for them. Put simply, it means making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need

An NMC Registered Nurse who’s used to working with older people, you know how to use clinical assessment tools like Waterlow. You’re also well-organised, understand care planning processes and have a proven ability to write comprehensive care plans. Supervising others and building effective and credible relationships, both internally and externally, comes naturally to you too. What’s more, you’re great at inspiring professionalism and positively influencing others. Above all, you know how to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

Your safety is our number one priority

Care UK’s safety promise ensures all residents, colleagues and visitors are safe and protected at all times. We have installed fogging machines, thermal cameras and there are hand sanitising stations located throughout our homes. Care UK have also applied a regular testing programme for all colleagues and residents as well as investing in a good supply of PPE and infection control champions.

The Benefits

  • Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into more senior and management roles
  • Revalidation support
  • Comprehensive clinical training programme
  • Competitive refer a friend scheme of up to £1000 depending on role
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible shifts including day, night or weekend shifts
  • Free DBS
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts across big known retailers enabling our colleagues to make big savings on every day shopping such as holidays, supermarkets and travel.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns

Do not miss out, Apply now!!

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Where you'll work

Our team at Murrayside care home in Edinburgh offer an impressive range of care, from short-term respite to permanent care for residents living with dementia including residential, nursing and end of life care in a state of the art care home that opened in 2018.

We were delighted to receive a ‘good’ overall rating by the Care Inspectorate after our routine inspection in November 2019.

Based in Corstorphine, Murrayside care home is close to local bus routes and is commutable from surrounding towns including Livingston and Broxburn.


At Murrayside, we offer rewarding, fulfilling careers that are full of opportunity We support all our team members with innovative training and clear career paths, and you can enjoy working in a friendly, supportive environment where our residents' wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do.

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Murrayside

Laundry Assistant

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Job reference

SYS-8584

Location

Edinburgh EH12 5YS

Role highlights

Care UK is one of the UK’s leading providers of health and social care services. Join our Hotel Services team and you’ll be playing a vital part in making residents’ lives better on a daily basis.

Whatever role you take on, you’ll be working as part of a close-knit team to improve the daily lives of the people we care for. You’ll be dedicated to achieving the highest standards and to providing the ultimate in customer service. You will also be flexible, reliable and love working as part of a team.

As a Laundry Assistant you’ll launder and iron our residents’ clothing to the highest standards, putting it away tidily and ensuring wardrobes and drawers are always clean and neat.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out all cleaning duties as directed by the Head Housekeeper to the required Company standards. Cleaning duties can be in any area of the nursing home.
  • Ensure that daily and deep cleaning schedules are adhered to.
  • Maintain a high standard of personal presentation and hygiene.
  • Ensure that all cleaning equipment is correctly and safely used and kept in a safe condition. Report any defect to the Home Manager.
  • Carry out any other reasonable instructions of the Home Manager.
  • To be sensitive to the privacy and individual needs of the residents.
  • To comply with COSHH regulations.
  • To adhere to infection control polices at all times.
  • To ensure the correct use of PPE.
  • To follow the correct use of colour code systems within the home 
  • Carry out other ad hoc duties as requested by the Head Housekeeper or Home Manager.
  • To ensure all necessary documentation is completed daily.
  • To ensure trolley’s are re-stocked at the end of shift and cleaning cupboards are left clean and tidy

Skills & Experience

  • Previous cleaning experience
  • Ability to communicate on the telephone
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Able to carry out instructions accurately.
  • A knowledge of health and safety
  • An understanding of infection control
  • Flexible and reliable attitude to working arrangements
  • Committed to customer care and first class service provision
  • Ability to work alone as well as part of a team
  • Adaptable, friendly, polite, courteous and caring

Qualifications

  • Basic education, including English and Maths

Where you'll work

Our brand new care home being built in Murrayfield on the Corstorphine Road, west of the city centre, will provide a range of high quality personalised care services for older people, from nursing and residential care to short term respite care and specialist dementia care. Murrayside Care home will have 63 bedrooms, each with en-suite facilities. Everything about the care home will enable you to enjoy the best in luxury and comfort. 

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Murrayside

Team Leader Care

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Job reference

SYS-8577

Location

Edinburgh EH12 5YS

Min pay rate

£11.22

Max pay rate

£11.22

Role highlights

If you have S/NVQ Level 3 and proven experience of caring for older people, and are looking for a rewarding role that comes with excellent training and great opportunities for personal development, join Care UK as a Team Leader and make a real difference.

Being a Team Leader at Care UK

Team Leaders at Care UK are flexible in approach and have broad experience of caring for others and leading shifts. They’re great at building relationships and inspiring others too. Collaborating and sharing information and ideas comes naturally to them, as does using tact and diplomacy to deal with challenging situations and quickly resolving them. Their innovations help to raise standards, while their passion for what they do is second to none. And, they consider it a privilege to be trusted to look after others. Do you have the same sort of attributes? Then we could have just the role for you.

 

What you’ll be doing

Being a Team Leader Is about acting as a role model by leading and supervising carers day-to-day, working alongside them and completing regular staff appraisals. It’s also about taking responsibility for case managing residents and liaising with families, health care professional and other stakeholders to ensure that the best care plans are created and delivered. Working closely with nurses to develop the services we provide is an important aspect of the role too, as is administering medication and carrying out risk assessments. Put simply, it’s about making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need

Well-organised, IT literate and adept at allocating and delegating work appropriately, you have a proven ability to lead and supervise others and a good understanding of care planning processes. What’s more, you're trained, or willing to train, to administer medication and used to contributing to, monitoring and implementing changes that improve outcomes for residents. Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

The benefits

  • Competitive rates of pay – we continuously review pay in your local market
  • Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into more senior and management roles whilst growing your earnings
  • Earn whilst you learn and take on a variety of apprenticeships applicable to your role enabling you to increase your pay once achieved
  • Competitive refer a friend scheme of up to £1000 depending on role
  • Quality and free training to help develop and enhance your skills
  • Overtime enhancements
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible hours, including day, night or weekend shifts
  • Free PVG (Disclosure Scotland)
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts across big known retailers enabling our colleagues to make big savings on every day shopping such as holidays, supermarkets and travel.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns


One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.

Where you'll work

Our team at Murrayside care home in Edinburgh offer an impressive range of care, from short-term respite to permanent care for residents living with dementia including residential, nursing and end of life care in a state of the art care home that opened in 2018.

We were delighted to receive a ‘good’ overall rating by the Care Inspectorate after our routine inspection in November 2019.

Based in Corstorphine, Murrayside care home is close to local bus routes and is commutable from surrounding towns including Livingston and Broxburn.

At Murrayside, we offer rewarding, fulfilling careers that are full of opportunity We support all our team members with innovative training and clear career paths, and you can enjoy working in a friendly, supportive environment where our residents' wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do.

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Murrayside

Lifestyle Co-ordinator

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Job reference

SYS-8579

Location

Edinburgh EH12 5YS

Min pay rate

8.72

Max pay rate

8.72

Role highlights

If you have a passion for helping others to get the most out of life and some experience gained in a similar role, joining Care UK as a Lifestyle Coordinator may be the right move for you. A rewarding career that comes with great training, you’ll have a real opportunity to develop in our fast paced, expanding business. 

Being a Lifestyle Coordinator at Care UK

Lifestyle Coordinators at Care UK have the ability to understand residents’ needs and go the extra mile to support them to live a fulfilling life. They enjoy sharing ideas with others and strive to find ways to improve residents’ quality of life. With a formidable ‘can-do’ approach to their work, lots of initiative and team player skills, they’re keen to continuously learn and improve too. Do you have the same sort of attributes?

What you’ll be doing

Being a Lifestyle Coordinator is about creating, organising and communicating a varied programme of activities for residents. It’s also about empowering each resident individually, assisting them with their ability to participate and enabling them to achieve their goals. You’ll do this by spending quality time with residents and their families in order to gain a full understanding of their interests and aspirations. Meaningful activity is the result and the responsibility of all colleagues input, so you’ll work closely with the team to involve everyone in the home and make this successful. Put simply, it’s about making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need

Some relevant experience is essential, as is the ability to compile social care plans for residents and maintain confidentiality. We’ll also be looking for excellent interpersonal skills and a flair for prioritising a busy workload. Someone who’s able to retain information and carry out instructions accurately, keeping accurate written records is important too. Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more enjoyable and want to work in an environment where the work can be challenging, but also fun, fullfilling and rewarding.

The benefits
 

  • Competitive rates of pay – we continuously review pay in your local market
  • Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into more senior and management roles whilst growing your earnings
  • Earn whilst you learn and take on a variety of apprenticeships applicable to your role enabling you to increase your pay once achieved
  • Competitive refer a friend scheme of up to £1000 depending on role
  • Quality and free training to help develop and enhance your skills
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free DBS
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts across big known retailers enabling our colleagues to make big savings on every day shopping such as holidays, supermarkets and travel.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns

One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.

Where you'll work

Our team at Murrayside care home in Edinburgh offer an impressive range of care, from short-term respite to permanent care for residents living with dementia including residential, nursing and end of life care in a state of the art care home that opened in 2018.

We were delighted to receive a ‘good’ overall rating by the Care Inspectorate after our routine inspection in November 2019.

Based in Corstorphine, Murrayside care home is close to local bus routes and is commutable from surrounding towns including Livingston and Broxburn.

At Murrayside, we offer rewarding, fulfilling careers that are full of opportunity We support all our team members with innovative training and clear career paths, and you can enjoy working in a friendly, supportive environment where our residents' wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do.

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Murrayside

Catering Assistant

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Job reference

SYS-8581

Location

Edinburgh EH12 5YS

Min pay rate

8.91

Max pay rate

8.91

Role highlights

You

You’re a hard-working individual with experience working in a busy kitchen. Ideally, you’ve already got some experience in a care home setting. You’re also a caring person who understands how important mealtimes are to older, vulnerable people. You’re a good team player who takes pride in your job and is happy to go the extra mile. You know the importance of food hygiene and health and safety rules. Above all, you want to be a valued member of a friendly team. You’re keen to progress in your catering career and do your bit to improve the nutrition of older people.


Your role

Reporting to the Head Chef, you’ll make sure all kitchen equipment and areas are properly cleaned. As part of our hard-working team, you’ll also help prepare tasty, nutritious meals that our residents and guests will enjoy. For example, you’ll take pressure off the chefs by cooking breakfast in the mornings. At main mealtimes, you’ll add those much-loved finishing touches like custard or gravy. You’ll be responsible for safe, hygienic food storage and for making sure kitchen equipment and cleaning materials are kept in their correct places. In return, we’ll give you lots of support, training and opportunities to progress in your career.

As a Kitchen Assistant at Care UK, you can look forward to:

  • Competitive pay – we pay more than the average
  • Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Fast-track career options, e.g. to chef
  • Quality training to develop your skills
  • Stakeholder pension
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts


About Care UK

We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As one of the UK’s leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential – with first-class training and support.

Where you'll work

Our team at Murrayside care home in Edinburgh offer an impressive range of care, from short-term respite to permanent care for residents living with dementia including residential, nursing and end of life care in a state of the art care purpose build care home which opened in 2018. Murrayside has 63 en-suite bedrooms and has a cinema room, hairdressers, café and large spacious living areas.

We were delighted to receive a ‘good’ overall rating by the Care Inspectorate after our routine inspection in November 2019.

Based in Corstorphine, Murrayside care home is close to local bus routes and is commutable from other towns around Edinburgh including Livingston and Broxburn.


At Murrayside, we offer rewarding, fulfilling careers that are full of opportunity.

We support all our team members with innovative training and clear career paths, and you can enjoy working in a friendly, supportive environment where our residents' wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do.

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Murrayside

Host

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Job reference

SYS-8582

Location

Edinburgh EH12 5YS

Min pay rate

8.91

Max pay rate

8.91

Role highlights

Job Summary

Are you looking for a new challenge in your hospitality career? How would you like to use your skills in an environment where they’ll make a big difference to older people’s everyday lives? Join us at our care home, and bring a smile to residents and benefits to your career.

Care UK is one of the UK’s leading providers of health and social care services, and we’re opening brand new, purpose-built care homes across the country right now. We’re looking for fantastic hospitality people like you to join our close-knit teams who are dedicated to delivering a welcoming and professional service.

You’ll go out of your way to ensure our residents and their guests have what they need. That will include serving food and drinks at morning and afternoon tea and at meal times in the dining room and residents’ rooms. You’ll have lots of patience and love bringing a smile to residents’ faces, helping them to decide what they want for lunch or dinner. You must be committed to keeping everything clean and organised as you’ll need to keep serveries spotless and help the chef to label foods and manage stock.

If you’ve got the experience, energy and attitude we need, expect flexible hours, and a location to suit you. And, above all, a work environment that feels like home.

Responsible To Home Manager
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Clear and reset the dining room for lunch after breakfast service has been completed. Assisting any resident remaining in the dining room for breakfast with any requests they may have. Ensuring no resident feels in any way rushed or pressured to finish a meal.
  • To ensure servery stocks are replenished on a daily basis and stock rota is adhered and all food are date and labelled
  • Ensure serveries are kept clean at all times and HACCP documentation is completed
  • Clean and re-fresh all water jug and glasses and return to residents rooms
  • Liaise with the Head Chef regarding any special requirements for the day. Check menu and visit each resident to ask for meal choices for lunch. Provide choice information to the Head Chef for meal planning.
  • Spend as much time with residents as possible to contribute to one to one and group activities to promote independence and continued ability to undertake daily tasks as desired.
  • Prepare and serve morning beverages in locations as required by residents including the dining room, communal lounges and resident’s own rooms. Possibly assisting residents to prepare their own beverages if desired.
  • Serve lunch, assisted by support workers, in the dining room. Plate up meals for residents who choose to eat in their rooms. Ensure all required condiments are placed on the tray for support workers to take to the resident’s room’s .Return all trolleys to kitchen at the end of service.
  • Inform the Head Chef immediately of any changes to meal choices made by residents and ensure, as far as possible, that all residents are provided with their choice.
  • Clear dining room and set up for supper.
  • Prepare and serve afternoon beverages in locations as required by residents including the dining room, communal lounges and resident’s own rooms.
  • Serve supper, assisted by care assistants, in the dining room. Plate up meals for residents who choose to eat in their rooms. Ensure all required condiments are placed on the tray for carers to take to the resident’s rooms. Return all trolley’s to kitchen at the end of service.
  • Be available at all times to provide beverages and refreshments to residents and their guests. Offer beverages to all visitors to the unit.
  • Attend appropriate training/development programmes and staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Undertake any other duties required by the Chef or Home Manager, including working in other areas/units when required to ensure the smooth running of the Home and delivery of care to the residents.
  • Understand and maintain confidentiality at all times.
     

Skills & Experience

  • Relevant experience perhaps gained in a hotel environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Basic food hygiene
  • Shares ideas with others [to make improvements]
  • Keen to learn and improve own performance
  • Committed to communicate with customers to understand their needs
  • Will go the extra mile to help fulfil customers needs
  • Has a ‘can-do’ attitude to work
  • Enjoys working effectively as part of a team
  • Adaptable, friendly, polite, courteous and caring
     

Qualifications

  • GCSEs (or equivalent) including English and Maths

Where you'll work

Our team at Murrayside care home in Edinburgh offer an impressive range of care, from short-term respite to permanent care for residents living with dementia including residential, nursing and end of life care in a state of the art care home that opened in 2018.

We were delighted to receive a ‘good’ overall rating by the Care Inspectorate after our routine inspection in November 2019.

Based in Corstorphine, Murrayside care home is close to local bus routes and is commutable from surrounding towns including Livingston and Broxburn.

At Murrayside, we offer rewarding, fulfilling careers that are full of opportunity We support all our team members with innovative training and clear career paths, and you can enjoy working in a friendly, supportive environment where our residents' wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do.

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Murrayside

Domestic

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Job reference

SYS-8583

Location

Edinburgh EH12 5YS

Min pay rate

8.91

Max pay rate

8.91

Role highlights

Housekeeping Assistant

Are you looking for a Housekeeping Assistant/Domestic role that makes a real difference? 

Do you pride yourself with creating and maintaining a clean, relaxing, homely environment for others?

Yes? Here is what makes Care UK different.

Care UK is one of the largest care providers in the UK with over 120 homes. Residents are at the heart of everything we do and so we are offering Cleaners and Housekeeping Assistants the opportunity to make a difference to our resident’s lives whilst undertaking a very important role. This is a chance to work for an industry leader with a holistic and person centred approach to care, and working as part of a close team there is real opportunity to grow and develop your career. 

Led by the Head Housekeeper, you’ll be responsible for carrying out all cleaning duties including communal areas, resident’s rooms and en-suites.  You’ll make sure on a daily basis that deep cleaning tasks are carried out to a high standard, complying with infection control guidelines. It’s important that you respect the privacy and individual needs of the residents. You’ll also need to be comfortable doing some paperwork and re-stocking cleaning supplies as required. It’s a rewarding role and a supportive workplace where we all pull together.

You may or may not have worked in a care home before but it is important to us that you are a caring, positive person with a strong attention to detail whilst taking pride in ensuring a clean and welcoming environment for our residents as well as families and visitors.

We value our colleagues, rewarding them with a great benefits package. This includes, but is not limited to; competitive hourly rates with paid overtime, bank holiday enhancements, free uniform, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, a wide range of retail discounts and access to a calendar of free training to help enhance your skills.

Where you'll work

Our team at Murrayside care home in Edinburgh offer an impressive range of care, from short-term respite to permanent care for residents living with dementia including residential, nursing and end of life care in a state of the art care purpose build care home which opened in 2018. Murrayside has 63 en-suite bedrooms and has a cinema room, hairdressers, café and large spacious living areas.

We were delighted to receive a ‘good’ overall rating by the Care Inspectorate after our routine inspection in November 2019.

Based in Corstorphine, Murrayside care home is close to local bus routes and is commutable from other towns around Edinburgh including Livingston and Broxburn.


At Murrayside, we offer rewarding, fulfilling careers that are full of opportunity.

We support all our team members with innovative training and clear career paths, and you can enjoy working in a friendly, supportive environment where our residents' wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do.

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Murrayside

Care Assistant

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Job reference

SYS-8575

Location

Edinburgh EH12 5YS

Min pay rate

Competitive

Max pay rate

Competitive

Role highlights


If you're passionate and caring and looking for a rewarding job that comes with excellent training and great opportunities for personal development, join Care UK as a Care Assistant and make a real difference.

Being a Care Assistant at Care UK

Care Assistants at Care UK come from all walks of life. Some have worked in factories, supermarkets or schools. Some are returning to work after a break. Many have no, or minimal, experience, but are keen to explore a career in care, while many already have invaluable experience. What they all have in common is the right values. They’re adaptable, friendly, polite and caring. They enjoy working as a team with people from different cultures and backgrounds. And, they consider it a privilege to be trusted to look after others. Do you share their values? Then we could have just the role for you.

What you’ll be doing

Being a Care Assistant doesn’t just mean helping residents to remain as active and independent as possible while respecting their rights of choice, privacy and dignity. It means having fun and laughter with them and using your skills to help them deal with day-to-day difficulties like personal care and meal times. It also means working as part of a team to identify their unique goals and implement personalised care plans. And, it means working flexibly to help them explore new interests, engage in physical exercise and activities and make sure they enjoy themselves in a stimulating and homely environment. Put simply, it means making a difference. A real difference.

What you’ll need

Experience of caring for others would be useful, not necessarily in a paid role – you may have looked after an elderly relative or friend. More important though is your kind-hearted nature, your belief in teamwork and your ability to use your initiative and imagination, follow instructions and prioritise a busy workload. You’ll be comfortable talking to, and working with, people from different professions, you’re great at keeping records too. Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more fulfilling and want to work in an environment where the work can be hard, but also fun and rewarding.

The benefits

Opportunities to progress through our career paths into more senior and management roles

  • Earn whilst you learn and take on an apprenticeship (SVQ's)
  • Quality bespoke training to develop your skills
  • Flexible hours, including a choice of day, night or weekend shifts
  • Overtime enhancements
  • Free uniform
  • Free PVG
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts

One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 130 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.

Where you'll work

Our team at Murrayside care home in Edinburgh offer an impressive range of care, from short-term respite to permanent care for residents living with dementia including residential, nursing and end of life care in a state of the art care home that opened in 2018.

We were delighted to receive a ‘good’ overall rating by the Care Inspectorate after our routine inspection in November 2019.

Based in Corstorphine, Murrayside care home is close to local bus routes and is commutable from surrounding towns including Livingston and Broxburn.

At Murrayside, we offer rewarding, fulfilling careers that are full of opportunity We support all our team members with innovative training and clear career paths, and you can enjoy working in a friendly, supportive environment where our residents' wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do.