THOR HOUSE, THURSO

NW2.18.061
BANK DAY CENTRE CARE ASSISTANT
Hours are As And When Required
Permanent
Band 2
Salary Scale: 17,110 - 19,470 pro rata per annum
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 and old age.
This post is responsible for providing day centre support to vulnerable people including people with moderate to severe learning disabilities, people with physical disabilities and people with co-existing dementia in the day centre or community under the support/ supervision of senior staff.
The post holder will support the service users in collaboration with the day centre workers and management by following and liaising with day centre workers inputting into the care plan for those individuals, as appropriate and work in a person centred way which promotes the quality of life and maximises independence for all service users.
Applicants should have experience in working with people in a care setting. Educated to SVQ level 2 (Health and social care) or willing to work towards .For more details please refer to the job description.
Informal enquiries to: Gail Clark, Day Care Officer, Tel: 01847 896489 or Email: gail.clark3@nhs.net
Application Form and Job Description can be downloaded via our website www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk or available from, and to be returned to, the Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Inverness Beechwood Park, Inverness IV2 3BW or by emailing your name and address to nhshighland.recruitment@nhs.net
Short-listed applicants may be contacted by email. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.
Please quote reference in the subject line of your email NW2.18.061
Closing date for completed applications: 23rd July 2018
NHS Highland is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications irrespective of race, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation.