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Day Care Officer

  • Full time
  • £19,600
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st May 2019

  • Advertised from 1st May 2019
  • 37.5 hours per week


The Eric Liddell Centre (ELC) is a local care charity and community hub in the South West of Edinburgh delivering a range of services throughout the City. Founded in 1980 in memory of the 1924 Olympic 400m gold medallist, Eric Liddell, our mission is to be at the heart of the community, enhancing health and wellbeing and improving people’s lives.

Reporting to the Senior Day Care Officer and Day Care Manager, the Day Care Officer (DCO) is an integral part of the day-to-day operations of the day care provision for people with a diagnosis of dementia or cognitive impairment. The DCO will have a hands on approach to assisting with the supervision of activities and volunteers. The DCO works closely with the other team members to ensure that the highest quality of service is provided. The post is initially offered on a temporary basis for 1 year with the possibility of an extension depending on funding.

If you are able to provide high quality care and work within an enriching environment that promotes the wellbeing of clients and maintain positive team relationships we want to hear from you.

Application notes

An application form and equal opportunities form in addition to a full job description can be found at:

Deadline for applications: 31st May 2019

To apply please complete the application form and return in a sealed envelope marked ‘Confidential’either by post to:

Caroline Heenan

Day Care Manager

Eric Liddell Centre

15 Morningside Road


EH10 4DP

Or by email to