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Monday, 24 July 2017

Walker Healthcare announce 90 new jobs with care home opening in Edinburgh

Written by The Editorial Team

A new care home based in Cramond, North-West Edinburgh will bring 90 jobs to the city following its opening this winter.

Due to open in January 2018, Cramond Residence will be recruiting care teams comprising nurses, dementia team leaders and carers at various grades, activity coordinators, catering, housekeeping, and other support staff.

Managed by Walker Healthcare, Cramond Residence promises to offer the finest in person-centred nursing and residential care for older people, in luxurious and comfortable surroundings.

Cramond Residence will include 74 en-suite bedrooms and a wide range of lounge, dining and activities rooms and beautifully landscaped gardens. The residence comprises nine separate houses with a focus on small community living.

The team will be led by general manager, Eileen Gray who is well established in the care industry with over 20 years’ experience. Eileen has a particular interest in providing quality progressive dementia care and previously managed a unit which went on to win Dementia Service of the Year.

Launching the recruitment campaign, Ms Gray commented: “We are looking forward to welcoming new members to our team. We are passionate about delivering the finest care in Edinburgh and will be seeking the highest calibre of person to fill each and every role.

“Walker Healthcare is absolutely committed to personal and professional development of its employees and will offer all staff the opportunity to gain more qualifications in their chosen field.

“Cramond Residence is set to be somewhere people can really enjoy their later years with some added comfort and luxury, safe in the knowledge the finest of personalised care is available.”

Recruitment of senior staff and both care and support services will begin in the next few weeks. Walker Healthcare are looking to recruit the best people for each position and will provide full training and professional development opportunities for all successful applicants, along with an attractive remuneration package.

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