Health and Wellbeing Assistant

Salary: £10.72 per hour

Closing date: 7 October 2022

Contract: Permanent

Contact email: Recruitment@wheatley-group.com

Location: Edinburgh

Organisation: Wheatley Group; Wheatley Care

Hours: Full time; Part time

Contact phone: 0141 274 8100

Care to join us? You don’t need experience in the care environment. We will give you training and support you as part of the role.

What we can offer you:

  • excellent hourly rate - £10.72 per hour;
  • permanent contracts for part/full-time hours;
  • 38 days leave per annum (pro rata);
  • staff discount / cashback scheme with major retailors;
  • childcare vouchers;
  • professional development plan, including SVQ in Health and Social Care;
  • W.E. Benefit – including contribution towards dental, optical, driving lessons and much more;
  • 24-hour access to employee assistance programme (Confidential Care);
  • generous pension scheme;
  • support to grow your career in care; and
  • wellbeing and inclusion - Our Family Hub lets you engage with colleagues and find wellbeing help for you and your family.

We are looking for:

  • enthusiastic and caring individuals to join our team and become part of a leading care and support provider across central Scotland;
  • you’ll need no previous experience, but a positive outlook, patience and willingness to go the extra mile for the people we work for are essential;
  • someone with strong communication skills who demonstrates initiative;
  • you to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and register with the Scottish Social Care Council (SSSC), but we can help you with these applications;
  • basic IT skills; and
  • a relevant SVQ qualification, but this is desirable.

In this flexible role, you will work directly with the people we work for, allowing them to make positive changes in their life and be part of their community.

At Wheatley we are always looking to improve diversity within our teams, we want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences and recognise the importance of our teams reflecting the communities we serve. So, we would welcome applications from any underrepresented groups.

For any informal enquiries about the role, please contact Sharon Fleming, Resourcing Advisor on 0141 274 8100.​​​​​​​

To apply, and for a detailed role profile please click here.