HEALTHCARE SUPPORT WORKER

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Kinglassie
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
VICTORIA HOSPITAL, KIRKCALDY
EMERGENCY CARE DIRECTORATE - RESPIRATORY
HEALTHCARE SUPPORT WORKER
REF NO: HH668/12/17EBL
SALARY: £17,760 - £20,727 PRO RATA
BAND 3 - HOURS: 24

An opportunity has arisen for a Nursing Auxiliary/Health Care Support Worker to join our small and friendly Respiratory Specialist Nursing team. The post entails both hospital and community work supporting our specialist team in caring for patients with chronic lung conditions. A special interest in respiratory care is essential as is a willingness to develop and undertake further training. The post requires someone with excellent communication skills, good time management, the ability to prioritise workload and an ability to use initiative as well as being a good team player.

If successful in your application, you will be offered the opportunity to undertake an SVQ2 or SVQ3 (dependent on band) in Health and Social Care, approximately 9 months after taking up post. It is expected that you complete this qualification, which will be fully funded by NHS Fife. Your Line Manager will provide you with more information once you are in post

For informal enquiries please contact Margaret Stevenson onext 22038.

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

Our email address is

We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 9TH JANUARY 2018