Social Care Assistant

NHS Highland

  • Contact: Personnel Department
  • Reference: ES2.19.104A

Highland Health & Social Care Partnership

Location – Caladh Sona CCU, Talmine, Sutherland



Hours are 8.63 per week


Band 2

Salary Scale: £18383 - £20015 pro rata per annum

Caladh Sona is a 6 bed residential unit for older adults, situated on the North coast 500, looking out on to the Rabbit Islands of the Kyle of Tongue.

The post involves care planning, administering medication, and promoting independence and physical activity for the residents of Caladh Sona.

In order to be able to carry out the duties of this post effectively and safely, candidates will be able to provide evidence of a good basic education, good written communication and report writing skills. Applicants should have experience in working with people in a care setting. Minimum of SVQ 2 in Social Care or equivalent and commitment to achieve SVQ3 in Social Care or equivalent plus holding or commitment to work towards a PDA in Administration of Medication. For further information please refer to the person specification.

Informal enquiries to: Ian Blackhall, Manager; Tel: 01847 601 258 or Email:

Application Form and Job Description can be downloaded via our website or available from, and to be returned to, the Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Inverness Beechwood Park, Inverness IV2 3BW or by emailing your name and address to

Short-listed applicants may be contacted by email. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Please quote reference in the subject line of your email – ES2.19.104A

Closing date for completed applications: 18th December 2019

NHS Highland is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications irrespective of race, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation.
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