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Bank Senior Nursing Support Worker, CHAS

Organisation
Children's Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS)
Post date
31 January 2019
Closing date
13 February 2019
Location
Aberdeen
Salary
£11.62 per hour
Hours
Casual hours as required
Contact email
careers@chas.org.uk

BANK SENIOR NURSING SUPPORT WORKER

CHAS at Home, Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

We have an exciting opportunity for Bank Senior Nursing Support Workers to join the CHAS at Home Bank Register in Aberdeen.

We are currently in the position of expanding our CHAS at Home work to meet an increased need for care of babies, children and young people with life shortening conditions at home. This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced and motivated Support Workers to work with our compassionate and committed CHAS at Home team. Working with the home care team, you will provide respite and end of life care for children and families in their own homes.

We are seeking compassionate, enthusiastic and creative Bank Senior Nursing Support Workers, with a willingness to learn and experience of working in a Health, Social or Child Care setting, caring for children and young people with complex needs. You will have the skills to assist in the delivery of care for babies, children and young people with nursing requirements, and the ability to adapt the care you give to meet the individual needs of families.

Qualifications and Experience

You will be educated to SVQ level 3/have a HNC in Health, Social or Child Care or be able to evidence equivalent experience. You will have relevant knowledge of care procedures and clinical observations and the ability to work confidently with IT in a care setting. As well as being an excellent communicator with the ability to work co-operatively with colleagues, you will also be an innovative thinker, self-motivated and committed to your own learning and development. You must also be able to work flexibly.

Be part of our ambition

At CHAS, our ambition is to reach every family in Scotland who is living with the heartbreaking prognosis that their child is dying, and offer them our care and support to empower them to make the most of the short time they have together. As a Bank Senior Nursing Support Worker, you will be instrumental in achieving this vision and shaping the future of CHAS.

To be part of the future of CHAS, apply today by visiting our website at www.chas.org.uk, where you can also download further information about the position.

These posts are based in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, and include travel across this area as well as occasional travel to our other CHAS at Home sites in Inverness, Balloch and Kinross, if the service requires it. Therefore, you must also have access to a car and a full driving licence.

Still have questions?

Please contact Dawn Entwistle, Clinical Nurse Manager on 01577 865 777.

If you have any questions about the recruitment process please contact the HR Team on 0131 444 3293 or by email to careers@chas.org.uk.

Please note these roles are subject to a satisfactory PVG check and satisfactory registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Closing Date: Wednesday 13 February 2019

We anticipate interviews will be held in late February.

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