Senior Healthcare support Worker – Generic Therapy


South Hosted Services ,Primary Care Services
Please note this is a part time post and the salary for this position will be pro-rata.

Main base is Coathill Hospital working across North Lanarkshire.

As a HCSW for Generic Therapy you will work under the supervision of registered therapy and nursing staff. To assist patients to achieve their rehabilitation goals, implementing treatment programmes within hospital and community settings for individuals / groups of patients using specialist technical and practical skills to deliver flexible, patient centred programmes.

Duties may vary depending on the care group / department or assigned area of work

The Successful candidate must have an SVQ III in healthcare, or working towards, or equivalent experience working within a caring environment/role and the ability to work with people and as part of a multidisciplinary/agency team while carrying out assigned patient care tasks effectively within a busy environment at times working unsupervised. You must actively participate in the Personal Development Plan process to fulfil the requirements of continuing professional development.

Effective written and verbal communication skills as well as a working knowledge of basic information technology are essential as is a full UK driving licences for community based requirements

Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed bySusan Kennedy, Occuptional Therapy Team Lead on 01236 707747

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.

Applications from candidates who require a Tier 2 Certificate of sponsorship (formerly Work Permits) will only be considered if no suitable UK or EEA national is identified for this post. For further information on the UK Border Agency’s new points based System which now governs the way individuals from outside the EEA can work in the UK please visit
Employer details: NHS Lanarkshire