Care assistants in Edinburgh earn
£9.29–12.00 per hour
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Care workers have the job of supporting and looking after vulnerable people. This includes children, the elderly and adults with disabilities.
They can work in private care homes or in patients’ homes. Sometimes care workers need to stay overnight.
Other names for care workers are:
This type of job involves day-to-day support for patients. This can include:
This is a physical job, and you may be on your feet a lot.
You may have to work night shifts, on weekends and bank holidays.
Some care worker jobs are entry level and can offer on-the-job training.
If you want to apply for a care worker job, you might need the following:
For more information about care workers, read our guide to the best care companies to work for.