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QME Care

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of Health Care Support Worker with QME Care based in Queens & Murray House, a specialist purpose built dementia care unit and residential setting in the Kelso, Scottish Borders. As we continue to develop our unique caring model we are looking for dedicated and caring individuals to join our growing team.

36 hours per week night – Night Shift

We are a value driven, not for profit charity dedicated to non institutional ways of enabling and supporting our residents to live their lives to the full in a residential nursing setting. Winner of care home of the year and hold our Silver Accreditation with Investors in People recognised for our unique dedicated approach to our staff wellbeing, support and active staff engagement in operating our services to the adaptable needs of our residents.

Our values are Compassion, Commitment, Collaboration, Innovation, Integration, Accountability.

A genuine passion for working with older people, dementia, cognitive condition and high quality care are essential for this compassionate role.

Under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse and Senior Health Care Support Workers you will attend to the daily care needs (including their personal care needs) to our older residents who experience conditions such as dementia, physical health conditions including end of life caring.

We follow a person centred approach to support our residents to be the director of their care.

We are looking for someone who is compassionate, hard working and a team player.

All our roles work a rolling flexible rota system over a 7 day a week period.

  • We offer full training and SVQ Level 3
  • 6 weeks holiday, increasing to 7 weeks after 5 years service
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • Paid breaks
  • Double time for the festive days and New Year

Interviews will be on a rolling basis as applications are submitted – 36 hours per week

**Please note we cannot provide sponsorship or visa support for this role**

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £11.34-£12.48 per hour


  • Company pension


  • 12 hour shift
  • Night shift