190977 Community Clinical Support Worker

Nhs Lothian

190977 Community Clinical Support Worker


Nhs Lothian, Wardie, City of Edinburgh

  • Part time
  • Permanent

Posted 1 week ago, 5 Jul | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Full Job Description


Scotlands first modern hospice, St Columbas Hospice first opened its doors in 1977. Over the years, it has grown and evolved into an exemplary provider of specialist palliative care for thousands of people with life-limiting illnesses in Edinburgh and the Lothians annually, while also providing support to their relatives and loved ones.

Community Clinical Support Workers

Starting Salary:  Step1 £26,477 WTE (rising to Step2 £27,486 WTE subject to satisfactory performance review) pro rata per annum + Unsocial Hours Shift Allowance + Pension + Benefits

Hospice Band: 3

Hours:  36 hours per week - 12 hour day shifts / 3 days out of 7 / no set pattern.

We are looking for new team members to join our Haddington based Care at Home Team. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to be involved in the shaping and development of the service.

The Care at Home team provides practical, social and emotional support to palliative patients and their families within their own homes. The aim of the service is to offer:

1.  A person centred approach in the prevention of admission to or facilitate discharge from inpatient care, crisis management and support at times of rapid change including end of life care

2.  Respite support for families and carers. The promotion of independence through enabling, empowering and educating patients and families.

The Care at Home service is a 7-day service providing support from 8am-8.30pm. The team has a registered Nursing staff Lead and Co-coordinator (office/home based) and a Community Clinical Support Worker team (CCSW), covering North Edinburgh and East Lothian.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Ami Inglis on .

For an application form and job description, visit our website at www.stcolumbashospice.org.uk  alternatively call or email jobs@stcolumbashospice.org.uk


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