NHS Senior Healthcare Support Workers (Band 3)

Full Time and Part Time Vacancies available, Permanent positions

Lawson Memorial Hospital, Golspie, Cambusavie Ward

Salary: £25,468 – £27,486

Exciting opportunities have arisen, for dedicated and compassionate Healthcare Support Workers at Cambusavie Unit, Lawson Memorial Hospital, Golspie, located in the heart of Sutherland.

The Unit provides care to up to 16 in-patients that require acute treatment led by our GP team, social assessment, and or rehabilitation provided by our allied healthcare professional team (AHP).

As a Senior Healthcare Support Worker, you will work under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN) providing care as prescribed by them.  This includes, but not limited to personal care, assisting patients to meet their nutritional and hydration needs, engaging them in meaningful activities and assisting the RN in their tasks.

You will work as part of the multi-disciplinary team, providing care for the patients, and will be expected to take part and contribute in daily and weekly meetings discussing the patient’s journey along with working with the AHP team assisting them delivering therapy to the patients.

Successful candidates will complete the Healthcare Support Worker Induction program and will be assigned an experienced Healthcare Support Worker “buddy” and a registered nurse who will oversee their induction and facilitate any learning and development that is required, including organisational and role mandatory learning.

Further opportunities for gaining new skills and developing the role will be provided by annual appraisals and a personal development plan will be developed at these.

These are permanent full/part-time vacancies, covering a 7-day rota and working a rotational contract (days and nights) and public holidays, in accordance with service requirements.

Informal enquiries should be made to Barry Cowell, Senior Charge Nurse, Lawson Memorial Hospital, Tel: 01408 664066 or email: barry.cowell@nhs.scot

Recruitment team can be contacted by e-mailing northarea.recruitment@nhs.scot or by telephoning 01955 880404/880410.

Short-listed applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated.   Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

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Closing date for applications: 24th July, 2024

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