NHS HIGHLAND - NORTH AND WEST DIVISION

EAST SUTHERLAND HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE TEAM

LAWSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, GOLSPIE

SENIOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE SUPPORT WORKER (BAND 3)
WITH EMPHASIS ON “NEAR ME”

Fixed Term Contract of 6 months

(Salary £18,292 - £21,349)


Are you interested in being part of the East Sutherland Health and Social Care Team? If so, this is the post for you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the East Sutherland Health and Social Care Team. We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic person who will be joining our team working with patients in the out-patient area and in their own homes. Their primary responsibility will be to staff and support the new “Near Me” service starting shortly at the Lawson Memorial Hospital in Golspie. This will involve minimal IT support and some clinical support such as weighing patients, taking bloods and blood pressures, non-complex wound dressings and supporting patients within the video medical appointment. The postholders need to be flexible and able to use their own initiative. They will be based at the Lawson Memorial Hospital in Golspie, providing high standards of patient care across the hospital and community. A driving licence is essential for this post and a pool car may be available, however applicants should have access to their own vehicle for work purposes, if required.

This is a full-time post of 37.5 hours per week, initially this will be working Monday to Friday, but there may be a need to be more flexible as the service is embedded within the community. This post is initially fixed term for 6 months.

Informal enquiries would be welcomed by Heather Taylor, Integrated Team Leader, East Sutherland Tel: (01408) 664016.

Application forms/full information packs are available (quoting Job Ref: 052/18.19-ES2) from the Employment Services Team, by e-mailing northarea.recruitment@nhs.net or telephoning 01955 880403.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 12 NOON, 16TH NOVEMBER 2018

https://jobs.scot.nhs.uk/_Details.aspx?vacNo=486244