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Care Assistant Position, Cramond Residence

If you are interested in making a real difference to people’s lives, and want a rewarding job with excellent training and potential, then join Cramond Residence as a Care Assistant.

We offer competitive rates per hour:

Care Assistant Days


Care Assistant Days (completed probation and medication training)


Care Assistant Nights


Care Assistant Nights (completed probation and medication training)


  • Shift – Days 8am to 8pm – Nights 8pm to 8am
  • Full and part time positions available

What you’ll be doing

Being a Care Assistant at Cramond Residence involves providing safe, reliable and compassionate care and support to all of the individuals who live and stay with us. You’ll be responsible for providing the help and assistance residents need to continue to lead a fulfilling life. Working alongside our multi-disciplinary team, you will be instrumental in ensuring that each resident’s personal care plan is tailored to reflect their needs. You’ll also give residents any assistance they need to take part in activities and outings, helping them to pursue their hobbies and interests. Overall, you’ll be part of the team that brings friendship, smiles and laughter into the lives of a wonderful group of people.

Do you have what it takes?

The Care Assistants at Cramond come from many different backgrounds, but they all share two key qualities – a commitment to providing the highest level of care and a love of making people happy. To join this team of dedicated carers, you’ll need to have a SVQ2 Health And Social Services and/or a minimum of two years previous experience. You’ll also have to show that you are outgoing, friendly, flexible and above all, caring. Do you enjoy looking after others? Do you thrive as part of a team? Are you kind, considerate and patient? If you are, then we’d love to hear from you.

What’s in it for you

This work is highly rewarding, as you’ll get to know the residents well and have the satisfaction of helping them to enjoy a rich, fun and fulfilling life. Working at the Residence means that you’ll be part of a great team of supportive colleagues. You’ll be given the assistance you need to improve your skills and progress in your career. You’ll also be doing a job that you can be proud of, in a place that is acknowledged as one of the leading care homes in Edinburgh. When you finish at the end of each day, you can be confident that you will have made a real positive difference to many people’s lives.

Where you will be working

Cramond Residence is located in a leafy suburb of Edinburgh close to the Firth of Forth. It is a very luxurious place to work and has the ambience of a high-class hotel. You’ll find that all of the accommodation, equipment and other aspects of the residence are best-in-class – right down to the smart uniform you’ll be provided with. The team at Cramond Residence offers a wide range of respite, recuperative, residential and dementia care – and you’ll be involved in delivering it.

How to apply

If you are interested in a role as a Carer at Cramond Residence, your first step should be to get in touch with us using the form below, or at Please send in your CV along with a covering email explaining why you feel you would be suited to the role.

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