We have exciting opportunities for Senior Nursing Support Workers to join the CHAS at Home team 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 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.
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/Kinross, if the service requires it. Therefore, you must also have access to a car and a full driving licence
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 Senior Nursing Support Worker, you will be instrumental in achieving this vision and shaping the future of CHAS.
More information about the position can be found in the attached job description and person specification.
Still have questions? Pick up the phone for an informal chat about the position with Dawn Entwistle, Clinical Nurse Manager for CHAS at Home on 07734 262318 or at Rachel House, on 01577 865 777.
To be part of the future of CHAS, apply today by clicking ‘Apply’ at the top of this screen.
For any queries regarding the recruitment process, please contact our HR team on 0131 444 3296 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This post is subject to a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check.
Closing Date: Tuesday 04 June 2019
Interview Date: 26 June 2019