Senior Health & Social Care Support Worker

NHS Highland
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  • Contact: Personnel Department
  • Reference: ES5.19.119


North & West Operational Area

Highland Health & Social Care

Senior Health & Social Care Support Worker

Lochaber A – Spean Bridge Area

17.5 hours per week, Permanent

Salary Scale: Band 3 £19,945 - £21,947 pro rata per annum

Plus weekend 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 the provision of a Care at Home Service for vulnerable people; providing assistance with key tasks which maintain and promote the independence for people in their own homes. For further information please refer to the job specification.

In order to be able to carry out the duties of this post effectively and safely, candidates will be able to provide evidence of experience in dealing with vulnerable adults, especially older people, preferably in a caring capacity. Applicant must have good communication skills – both verbally and in writing. SVQ Level 2 in Care, or a willingness and ability to work towards this qualification within an agreed time scale. For further information please refer to the person specification.

You will be required to work flexibly in order to meet service requirements. A driving licence is essential for this post and applicants should have access to their own vehicle for work purposes.

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