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Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, EH8 8BG
£22,185 - £24,590 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

Job Description

Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership

Activity Leader
Marionville Court, Inchview and Royston Court Care Homes

Salary: £22,185 - £24,590 per year
Hours: 36 per week


Marionville Court Care Home 1 x 36 hours,
Inchview Care Home 1 x 36 hours,
Royston Court Care Home 1 x 36 hours

Social care is a challenging and rewarding career. Our care staff work with some of Edinburgh’s most vulnerable residents. Working in Adult Social Care is a way to make a real difference to the lives of adults and it is extremely rewarding.

As activity leader we want you to have the skills and attributes to develop good personal relationships with residents, their families and friends and with care staff. Creating and delivering engaging, life enhancing and fun activities and supporting older people to engage in a range of activities. To have imagination and understanding to develop a suitable, person centred programme of individual and group activities to meet the specific physical and psychological needs of older people resident in a care home.

Some physical effort required such as lifting, manual use of equipment, manual dexterity based on arts and crafts and dancing

An ability to provide some personal care if required particularly in the community on outings. You will require a minimum SVQ2 Qualification in Health and Social Care.

If you treat others with respect, listen to their needs show compassion, understanding, patience, empathy, commitment, respect and kindness and are keen to learn that’s a great start, and we want to meet you.

We will help you to develop your skills further and work towards SVQ level 3. If you are career minded, opportunities are available for career progression. We will support you to gain formal qualifications (SVQ’s) which show you have the skills and knowledge to make a difference in the sector. You can also become a member of a professional body (SSSC) alongside thousands of social care professionals across Scotland.

We can offer you excellent training, good rates of pay, excellent holiday entitlement, a generous pension scheme and range of staff benefits.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.  

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