Care Assistant (CUP35454)

Location: Cupar
Salary: £9.50 - £9.65 ph
Type of Work: Permanent, Full time
Closing Date: 26/05/2021

Job Title - Care Assistant

Salary - £9.50 - £9.65 per hour, plus exciting benefits

Location - Cupar - Glenrothes - Leven - Tayport - these are just some of the areas we support clients in.

Joining us as a carer is a fantastic and rewarding career, knowing you've made a difference to someone's day is a joyous and rewarding feeling which makes you part of an elite group of people who provide care and enrich the lives of those who are most vulnerable.

At Prestige Nursing (formerly known as Elite Care Scotland) we will give you all the tools and training you need to fulfil your potential and be successful in this role.

You will be in direct contact with our Cupar branch and we have work available in Cupar, Tayport, Elie and Anstruther with many other areas aswell.

We have a variety of full time and part time roles available. Full time is based on a 4/3 rota which would see you working Saturday, Sunday, Monday Tuesday one week and then Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday the next which gives you great work/life balance. Our shift times vary from 7am-2pm and 4pm to 10pm but we can accommodate times in that range.

To join us as a Professional Carer, you will be:

· Empathetic, compassionate and, warm individual

· An experienced carer, with at least 6 months experience in the UK

· A driver with access to your own vehicle

These are just a few examples of your daily duties as a professional carer:

· Assisting with daily living, domestic duties and personal care

· Supporting clients in the community

· Meal preparation

What Prestige can offer you:

· Competitive hourly rates

· Mileage paid at 26p per mile

· Holiday Pay

· Clear career progression pathways and ongoing training

· Access to the Your Prestige benefits and rewards platform

· Fully confidential support

· A local branch team

· Free uniform, PVG and PPE

We can't wait to hear from you!


Jobs FAQs

What shifts or rotas are available for professional carers?

Our branches have a wide variety of hours and rotas which means it’s possible to find shifts that fit in with your life situation, whether you want a full time role or are just looking for a few hours a week. All that we ask is that you commit to the hours you can do two weeks in advance.

Do I need care experience to join?

Six months’ professional care experience is ideal - such as a domiciliary carer, care assistant, homecare worker, support worker or healthcare assistant. However, if you are new to care some branches do offer training leading to care certificates, so please contact the recruitment team to discuss on 0808 239 9716

Do I need a driving licence?

A full clean driving is required for some roles, but not all. Job roles normally state if a driving licence is required, but if you are unsure then please contact the recruitment team on 0808 239 9716.

What pre-employment checks do you do?

To join Prestige Nursing & Care as a professional carer you will be required to apply for a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check, unless you are registered with the update service.

We can help you apply via your local branch. When you work with children and vulnerable adults a DBS check is a legal requirement. Find out more about DBS checks:

We also require two professional references, one of which should be your current or most recent employer.

Finally, you will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK, NI number, ID and proof of address. Your recruiter will talk you through all requirements and support you all the way.

What training do I need to complete before starting work?

You will need to complete both online e-learning modules and virtual training via Microsoft Teams. This is very flexible and can be completed from home as long as you have a compatible device. Find out more about the training we offer.

Is the training free?

Yes, the training is completely free.

Do you offer regular patterns of work?

Yes, our branches offer a wide variety of hours and shift patterns.

Will I be employed by Prestige Nursing & Care?

You would become a member of our team with a contract for services. You would still be eligible for things like SSP and holiday, as well as a NEST workplace pension.

How old do you have to be to work as a carer?

You need to be 18 years old to join our care team and there is no upper age limit.

How often will I get paid?

We pay all our professional carers weekly.