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Care Team Leader - Mathieson House, EH6 4NN

Dependant upon experience
Ref: 439 Date Posted: Wednesday 29 Mar 2017

Care Team Leader


Mathieson House is a listed Victorian Villa situated on Ferry Road within Edinburgh and as part of Letham Park Care Home provides highly personal & tailored care to 20 private residents. We provide an exceptional level of care in equally impressive surroundings, and in order to assist our new residents we are seeking highly motivated, friendly & professional staff.

We are currently looking for a number of staff to join our expanding team in the new unit. We are currently seeking night shift Team Leaders.  Hours are provided on a rota basis; therefore, you must be willing to be flexible.

Your duties will include

  • Assisting residents, when required, with washing, toileting, dressing, undressing, whilst encouraging the resident to remain as independent as possible

  • Providing assistance during meal times, ensuring that residents and have a pleasant dining experience

  • Treating all residents with respect and ensuring their privacy, dignity and right of choice at all times

  • Developing & utilising the residents care plan to provide quality person centred care

  • Administer medication as prescribed

  • Assisting with residents activities, both inside and outside of the care home

  • Adhering to the SSSC Codes of Practice at all times

The successful applicant will

  • Be compassionate and committed to providing high quality care to our residents

  • Previous experience in a care provision setting

  • Hold an SVQ level 4 qualification in Social Services and Healthcare, if level 3 qualified we would accept applications from individuals willing to work towards level 4

  • Be SSSC registered

  • Communicate effectively with other staff, residents, relatives and visitors

  • Work well as part of a dedicated multi-disciplinary team

  • Ensure all information of a confidential nature gained is not divulged to third parties