Health Care Support Worker

NHS HIGHLAND

Health Care Support Worker

Band 3 (£25,468 - £27,486)

NHS HIGHLAND, Rothesay, Argyll and Bute

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 2 weeks ago, 31 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: None

Full Job Description

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as a Band 3 HCSW/HCA within Rothesay Victoria Hospital ward.

The post holder will support the ward staff with the venepuncture, ECG and clinical observations, as well as other delegated tasks including the delivery of personal care. 

They may also be asked to support out-patients, A&E, day cases , dressings clinics if required on occasion.

Candidates should have previous experience working within a general ward /care setting, have an understanding of infection prevention and control, have good communication skills and be willing to undertake any training to develop any new skills required for this role.

This post may close earlier than the stated closing date if a high volume of applications are received.

Enquiries should be directed to :
Sharon Davies, Senior Charge Nurse, Rothesay Victoria Hospital  
Tel:  
Email: sharon.davies10@nhs.scot

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NHS Highland is geographically the largest of the 14 regional boards of NHS Scotland, covering an area of 12,500 square miles, across Highland and Argyll & Bute.

As a board we strive to ensure the environment is conducive to nurturing a positive culture, supported and delivered through our NHS and Social Care values.

 

 

 

Care and compassion

Dignity and respect

Openness, honesty and responsibility

Quality and teamwork

 

 

 

 

 

NHS Scotland is reducing their full time working week from 37.5 to 37 hours per week from 1 April 2024 but with no change in pay.  This reduction will also be applied pro rata for part time staff.  This advert and any subsequent offer/contract of employment therefore reflects the new working hours.  However, as not all service areas will be able to adopt the 37 hour working week immediately from 1 April 2024, you may be required to work up to an additional 30 minutes per week for a temporary period for which you would be paid until the service you are working in changes rosters or working patterns to accommodate the new reduced working week.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Recruiting Board.