Community Support Worker - Caithness

NHS Highland

  • Contact: Personnel Department
  • Reference: ES11.19.89B

NHS HIGHLAND RAIGMORE HOSPITAL, INVERNESS CANCER SERVICES COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER, CAITHNESS MACMILLAN PERSON CENTRED CARE PROJECT FULL TIME BAND 4 : £22,152 to £24,258 FIXED TERM UP TO 16/06/2021, SECONDMENT OPPORTUNITY Are you caring and compassionate? Are you a people person? Would you like to be part of something innovative? Do you have training and experience in supportive health or social care roles? We are looking for a dynamic worker to help support people who are affected by cancer in the Inner Moray Firth and Lochaber areas. An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a team of support workers for 18 months as part of a pilot project in NHS Highland. You would work closely with existing teams and services to support people in the Highlands with a diagnosis of cancer. This is not a 'hands on ' clinical role, you will be supporting people to self manage through assessing and care planning with signposting to relevant services. A full training package would be provided, and support would be offered to you on an ongoing basis. As part of this pilot project, your views, opinions and ideas would be highly valued. You will have a unique opportunity to be part of testing a new way of working to enhance local support for people who have a cancer diagnosis. This would be an excellent secondment opportunity. Are you interested in finding out more? Please feel free to contact Angeline Macleod, NHS Highland Macmillan Person Centred Care Project Lead (Email: Tel: 01463 705054), or Chrissie Lane, Cancer Nurse Consultant and clinical lead for this project (Email: Tel: 07795092924) Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk / spam folder. Application Form, Job Description, Pro Forma & Secondment Consent, if applicable are available from and to be returned to e-mail or from our web address or by calling 01463 705150. Return postal address is Recruitment Department, Assynt House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness, IV2 3BW Please quote reference: ES11.19.89B Completed applications : to be returned to Recruitment Department by: 16/12/2019

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