Social Care Alba

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR CAREER


If you are interested in shaping the future of care in Scotland then we would love to hear from you.

Here you are able to:

  • See all of our most recent vacancies
  • Download job descriptions, person specifications and all other relevant documents
  • Apply for a position with us online
  • Find out more of being part of our team



What We Offer You

Our team bring so much to our business; it's only fair we bring the same energy and dedication to developing their careers in return. It's all part of our commitment to quality in everything we do. We are proud to lead the field in professional Care at Home provision. Whether you're a Personal Assistant, a Social Worker, Nurse or one of the many other roles we have on offer, we'll support your growth at every stage of your career.

Training

From regular refresher courses designed to keep you up-to-date with best practice, new thinking and emerging techniques, to skills training that will enable you to take the next step up the ladder. We will support your learning through SVQ programmes and provide a learning account, which has all the tools you need to grow at your own pace.

Advancement

We believe in developing the careers of our staff. As we grow, new and exciting opportunities are being created. If promotion is part of your career plan, then Social Care Alba is the place to be.

Rewards

We know that those with the skills and passion for providing services that really enhance peoples' lives are few and far between. We value our teams and will reward you with pay, benefits and opportunities. See how your support changes peoples' lives for the better.

Trust

We know that our teams are the key to our success and value the input they provide at every level. We'll encourage and support your ideas about how we can improve the services we provide. You can join a range of projects and will be encouraged to make a positive difference to peoples' lives.

Caring About You

Social Care Alba provides flexible working patterns that will suit your lifestyle. From 28 days paid holidays to market leading salary packages, including bonuses. We offer Healthy Working Lives programmes as well as Health Plans and 24/7 medical and counselling support. Benefits include insurance, discounts and a cash plan for you and your children.

Diversity

We are proud to say that our teams are as diverse as those we support. We are always looking for new employees from a wide range of backgrounds to join our existing team of Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational therapists, Physiotherapists and other Health Professionals.

Resources

People who work for us appreciate having the time and resources to provide the high quality care and support they are passionate about. You will have all the equipment, time and facilities you need to deliver the best possible care.

Personal Assistant

Job Description

We are looking to recruit "Personal Assistants" to complement our existing staff team in Edinburgh who support vulnerable adults living in their own homes. You would work and learn from our experienced team of nurses, social workers, OT, physio and pharmacists.

Be part of company who makes a real difference to people lives. Your job would include:

  • Providing individual care and support to people in their own homes. This may include cleaning, washing and dressing, providing meals and maintaining community links.

  • You may also assist people with continence promotion, catheter care, stoma care, peg feeding, administering medication, oral health and moving and assisting.

  • You will be expected to maintain personal files and act as a key worker to service users.

Job Requirements

You are required to :

  • Hold an SVQ in Health and Social Care or equivalent.

  • Have experience in supporting others.

  • Have skills or experience working in a similar role.

  • Be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week.(Shift patterns may include evenings and weekends)

Due to the intimate nature of the job we require all staff to hold a valid PVG certificate.

To view a full description of the job, Click Here

How to Apply

Thank you for taking the time to consider our jobs. If you would like to be considered for this position, or you wish to have your application on file for future positions, then please press the Apply Now button

Professional Advisor

Job Description

We are looking to recruit "Professional Advisors" to complement our existing staff team in Edinburgh who support vulnerable adults living in their own homes. You would support the manager in the development and expansion of the service to ensure the highest quality of support is delivered at all times.

You would work and learn from our experienced team of nurses, social workers, OT, physio and pharmacists.

Be part of company who makes a real difference to people lives. Your job would include:

  • Assisting the registered manager in the recruitment, induction, training and development of the staff team. .

  • Making recommendations for changes and improvements in our service delivery..

  • Developing your own professional projects.

  • Providing advice and support to staff, managers, and service users based on your area of speciality.

  • Delivering hands on support to service users and their families.

Job Requirements

You are required to:

  • Hold a professional qualification in Health and Social Care, e.g. Nursing, Social Work or Allied Health.

  • Have experience in supporting others.

  • Be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week including evenings and weekends.

Due to the intimate nature of the job we require all staff to hold a valid PVG certificate.

To view a full description of the job, Click Here

How to Apply

Thank you for taking the time to consider our jobs. If you have seen a job you would like to be considered for, or you wish to have your application on file for future positions, then please complete an application form or send us your CV.

In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint we encourage the use of email.

When you have finished please EMAIL your CV to jobs@social-care.orgPlease quote the reference PROFESSIONAL ADVISOR ,We look forward to hearing from you!

Team Leader

Job Description

We are looking to recruit "Team Leaders" to complement our existing staff team in Edinburgh who provide support to both our staff team and service users.

Be part of company who makes a real difference to people lives. Your job would include:

  • Administering the Support Program, maintaining personal files, preparing reports as required. To liaise with other community services and resources to ensure effective levels of care..

  • Providing advice to staff and service users based upon your specialism. To complete service user assessments and agreed plans of care. To review support plans on a regular basis.

  • You will be expected to provide hands on support to service users to maintain quality and consistency.

Job Requirements

You are required to :

  • Have a qualification in Health and Social Care.

  • Have experience in caring and supporting others.

  • Have skills or experience in management.

  • Where a management qualification is not held applicants will be supported to achieve this.

  • Be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week.(Shift patterns may include evenings and weekends)

Due to the intimate nature of the job we require all staff to hold a valid PVG certificate.

To view a full description of the job, Click Here

How to Apply

Thank you for taking the time to consider our jobs. If you have seen a job you would like to be considered for, or you wish to have your application on file for future positions, then please complete an application form or send us your CV.

In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint we encourage the use of email.

When you have finished please EMAIL your CV to jobs@social-care.org

Please quote the reference TEAM LEADER in your email, We look forward to hearing from you!

F.A.Q

  • How do I apply for a job at Social Care Alba?

    Have a look at the roles that are currently available. If you don't see a role that fits your talents, you can still apply to us, telling us why your skills would benefit the people who use our service. Click the "APPLY NOW" button, complete the application and equal opportunities form and email them back to us.
  • What is Social Care Alba's recruitment process?

    This varies depending on the type of role and we'll be able to advise as soon as you are shortlisted. For example, some of our roles will involve interviews whereas others could involve assessment days.
  • What documentation should I bring to interview?

    You will be required to bring evidence of your right to work in the UK and additional information along to your interview. Details of which documentation to bring along will be included in your invitation to interview, should you be selected.
  • Can I apply for more than one position?

    Of course, but please ensure they are all positions which you have the experience and skills to do.  When applying for more than one position, please fully complete the application process (and submit your application) for one job, before applying for another one - as this will save you time in the long run.
  • I have applied for a job at Social Care Alba - will I receive a personal response?

    We'll confirm receipt of your application immediately by email and always aim to provide information as to whether you have been successful or unsuccessful as quickly as possible.
  • I was not successful in the application process. Will I get feedback?

    We receive a high number of applications and therefore cannot, unfortunately, provide feedback to everyone - however if you reached interview stage we do always try to provide feedback at this stage.
  • Issues with my online job application, what should I do?

    If you have technical problems related to our site, please email us at Help@social-Care.org.
  • I've applied before, can I reapply?

    We welcome applications from previous candidates - whether you'd like to apply for a similar role again or apply for a different role altogether, providing you have suitable skills and experience for the role.
  • Why do I need a PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) Disclosure check?

    The vast majority of our roles require a PVG check due to the nature of our work. PVG checks will identify any previous convictions, cautions, reprimands, warnings etc. and take 3-4 weeks on average
  • Sometimes there will be age or gender restrictions, why is this?

    For some roles at Social Care Alba we are obliged by regulations only to employ people over a certain age (this can be 18 years or 21 years depending on the role). The same applies to the gender of applicants where service users specifically request either male or female support.
  • Do you offer any training programmes?

    We offer a wide range of training opportunities. We are always looking for ways to enhance our staffs' skills and knowledge through training and development opportunities.
  • What can we offer you?

    Our people bring so much to our business - it's only fair we bring the same energy and dedication to developing their careers in return. It's all part of our commitment to quality in everything we do. Whether you're a care worker, an HR manager, a doctor or one of the many other roles we have on offer, we'll support your growth at every stage of your career.
  • Training

    From regular refresher courses designed to keep you up-to-date with best practice, new thinking and emerging techniques, to skills training that will enable you to take the next step up the ladder, we'll give you all the tools you need to grow at your own pace.
  • Advancement

    Because we're growing so fast, we have new opportunities coming up all the time, so if rapid promotion is part of your career plan, there are few better places to be.
  • Rewards

    We know that people with the skills and passion for providing services that really enhance our customer's lives are few and far between. We value our teams and will reward you with pay, benefits and opportunities.
  • Trust

    We know that our teams are key to our success and value the input they provide at every level. We'll encourage your ideas about how we can improve the services we provide and trust you to do the best you can.
  • Work/life balance

    As a sizeable organisation, we can often provide flexible working patterns that will suit your lifestyle and provide as much - or as little - work as is right for you.
  • Diversity

    We are proud to say that our teams are as diverse as our client base and are always looking for new employees from a wide range of backgrounds.
  • Resources

    People who work for us appreciate having the time and resources to provide the high quality care and support they are passionate about. You will have all the equipment, time and facilities you need to deliver the best possible care.