Bayview House, Thurso

Highland Health & Social Care Partnership
Social Care Worker, 20 hpw
F/T for 6 months, maternity leave cover
Salary Scale: Band 4, 20,302 - 22,910 pro rata
Plus enhancements where appropriate

Highland Health and Social Care Services help people from all walks of life, as well as their families or carers. Health and Social Care in Highland provides help and assistance in many situations arising due to illness, disability, old age or poverty.
The post is responsible for supporting vulnerable people in residential setting and to contribute to the movement and treatment of clients to maximise their physical comfort. For further information please refer to job description.
In order to be able to carry out the duties of this post effectively and safely, candidates will be able to provide evidence of a good basic education, good written communication and report writing skills. Applicants should have experience in working with people in a care setting. Minimum of SVQ 2 in Social Care or equivalent and commitment to achieve SVQ3 in Social Care or equivalent plus holding or commitment to work towards a PDA in Administration of Medication. For further information please refer to the person specification.
Informal enquiries regarding the post to: Claire McIntosh, Unit Manager, 01847 892314.
Application Forms and Job Descriptions can be downloaded via our website or available from, and to be returned to, the Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Beechwood Park, Inverness IV2 3BW or by emailing your name and address to
Please quote reference in the subject line of your email NW2/17/062
Closing date for completed applications: - Tuesday 19th December, 2017

NHS Highland is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications irrespective of race, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation.