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Residential Care Worker

  • Part time
  • £30,370 – £32,576 pro-rata
  • Cannan Lane, Morningside
  • Closing 26th January 2024

  • Advertised from 12th January 2024
  • 30 Hours


This position is maternity cover and consists of a shift pattern of 30hrs per week over 4 days.

We are looking for kind, caring, creative, forward thinking and dedicated people to join our team offering care and support to children and young adults with visual impairment and complex needs. This will be based within our residential houses in Morningside, Edinburgh.

If you want to make a difference to the lives of people living with sight loss and you have a HNC in Social Care plus all eight SVQ units, an equivalent degree or qualification for registration with the SSC or other professional body, please apply now. We would love to hear from you!

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About us

We're one of Scotland's oldest charities - for more than two centuries, we've been supporting and empowering people with sight loss to live fulfilling lives. We're proud of all we've achieved in the past - but we have our sights set firmly on the future.

We're determined that no-one should face sight loss alone. We're committed to improving, diversifying and growing our services to make sure we can reach many more people with sight loss - when and where they need us.


  • Generous employee pension scheme
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Discounted cinema tickets
  • Discounts for carers

Application notes

If you require any of the information relating to this role in an alternative format, please email

Please note, we cannot provide VISA sponsorship for this role.

Applications for this role are by CV. Please visit our website where you will be asked to create an account on our recruitment portal and upload your CV. You will also be asked to complete some eligibility questions and provide a supporting statement. Your supporting statement should outline your key skills and experience which make you a suitable candidate, referring to the job description for the role.