EG188182 - Senior Healthcare Support Worker

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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...

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.

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time forward thinking individual to undertake the role of Senior Healthcare Support Worker within the Stroke Rehabilitation Unit- East at Woodend Hospital.

The successful post holder will work alongside the registered nurses, practicing a variety of clinical skills and supporting the delivery of high quality care. They will also work alongside other multidisciplinary team members such as OTs, Physios and Speech and language therapists.

Stroke Rehabilitation East is a 14 bedded unit which has capacity to increase by four beds to accommodate up to 18 patients. The unit cares for patients of a variety of ages and severity of stroke with the aim to rehabilitate them back to baseline function where possible. Discharge planning can often be complex and the Senior Healthcare Support Worker will work alongside the Registered Nurse to organise and facilitate this.

Clinical skills required include undertaking NEWS, blood glucose monitoring, wound care, assistance with activities of daily living as well as taking the direction from the therapy team to assist patients in their rehabilitation.

The successful candidate will be fully supported with training and developing their skill and knowledge base.

The post will be 11.5 hour shifts three times a week and one week of 4 11.5h shifts. There will be day and night rotation and can consist of weekday and weekend shifts.

Any informal enquiries should be directed towards Kim Turner, Senior Charge Nurse on 556486 or by email at kimberley.turner@nhs.scot

Interviews will be 22 July 2024

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NHS Grampian forms one of the fourteen regional health boards of NHS Scotland and is responsible for providing health and social care services to a population of over 500,000 people living in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

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