Mental Hlth & Learning Dis Srv ,Primary Care Services

As a Health Care Support Worker you will undertake care duties for patients in support of and delegated by the Registered Nurse, within a hospital or community setting. The post-holder will require to work without direct supervision on a regular basis, referring to the registered nurse as required

The successful Candidate must have ;

An SVQ III in healthcare, or working towards, or equivalent experience working within a caring environment/role.

The ability to work with people and as part of a multidisciplinary/agency team.

Effective written and verbal communication skills.

The ability to carry out assigned patient care tasks effectively within a busy environment.

The ability to work unsupervised.

To actively participate in the Personal Development Plan process to fulfil the requirements of continuing professional development.

Working knowledge of basic information technology

Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Lesley Waugh, Senior Charge Nurse, on 01698 863280

If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Linsey Norton, Recruitment Administrator, on 01698 377667.

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.

Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.???????

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Employer details: NHS Lanarkshire