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Senior Nursing Support Worker, CHAS

Post date
30 May 2019
Closing date
17 June 2019
£22,885 - £26,319 per annum
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Full Time, Temporary (up to 12 months)

We have an exciting opportunity for Senior Nursing Support Workers to join the Rachel House nursing team in Kinross.

You will have the opportunity to work alongside a highly motivated and skilled team and to be part of an organisation where everyone is passionate about the work we do.

Role responsibilities

•Assist in the provision of a high standard of palliative nursing care through implementing care programmes.

•Make precious memories through play, arts and crafts and outdoor activities.

•Assist in providing nursing care at end of life and bereavement support.

•With the support of the nursing staff, provide emotional and practical support to the child and their family, ensuring contact is maintained between visits and that the wishes of the family are delivered.

•Support CHAS in the development of the service with the view of achieving the organisational goals and objectives in the CHAS Strategic Plan.

Qualifications and Experience

In order to support our nursing staff in providing a high standard of care, and to help CHAS achieve its objectives, you will have:

•SVQ level 3 / HNC in Health, Social or Child Care or evidence of equivalent experience.

•Experience of working with children and young people with complex care needs.

•Evidence of commitment to professional development.

The following would also be desirable:

•Educated to HND level.

•Experience of supporting others who have been bereaved.

About CHAS

At CHAS, our ambition is to reach every family in Scotland who is living with the heart-breaking 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 this position can be found in the attached documents.

How to apply

To be part of the future of CHAS, apply today by following this link and clicking ‘Apply’ at the top of the screen:

For an informal chat about the position with the Charge Nurse on duty at Rachel House, please call 01577 865 777.

For any queries regarding the recruitment process, please contact our HR team on 0131 444 3296 or by email to

This post is subject to a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check.

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