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Bank Senior Nursing Support Worker, CHAS at Home

Organisation
Children's Hospices Across Scotland
Post date
2 August 2018
Closing date
19 August 2018
Location
Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire
Salary
£11.62 - £13.36 per hour
Hours
Bank
Contact email
careers@chas.org.uk

We have exciting opportunities 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 clicking on ‘Apply’ at the top of this screen.

Location

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?

To apply, please visit https://www.chas.org.uk/get-involved/join-our-team/a-new-career-at-chas. For further information and to apply contact Dawn Entwistle, Clinical Nurse Manager on 01577 865 777 or 01389 722 055.

For any queries regarding the recruitment process, please contact our 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 for applications: Sunday 19 August 2018

Interview date: We anticipate interviews will be held on 30 August 2018.

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