Senior Care Assistant - In Patient Unit (x3)
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Arran, GB
9d ago

Description : The Ayrshire Hospice provides quality specialist palliative care for adults with life-limiting illness within Ayrshire and Arran.

We provide a wide range of services and care in people's homes, care homes and hospitals, as well as in the hospice itself.

This is provided at no cost to our patients or their families. Our vision is to reach and improve the lives of everyone in Ayrshire affected by life-

limiting illness. We are currently looking to recruit three Senior Care Assistants to join the nursing team in the In-Patient unit (IPU).

As part of the multi-disciplinary team and under the supervision of the registered nurses you will provide high quality, safe, effective person centred care to patients and their families in the IPU.

You should have an SVQ 3 qualification in health care or relevant experience of working at an advanced level within the Care Assistant role and be willing to work towards this qualification.

You should have the ability to provide care to an allocated case load of patients with complex care needs but who are symptomatically stable, without direct supervision.

A proven history of continued professional development as well as experience of mentorship or coaching would be desirable.

In addition, well developed communication skills including listening skills are required. As part of the hospice team, you can enjoy a variety of benefits including a competitive salary, generous annual leave, organisational pension scheme, employee assistance programme, comprehensive induction, continuous learning and development opportunities and access to the NHS Staff Benefits Scheme.

Please note that for posts where a Disclosure Scotland check is applicable, the cost for this will be met by the successful candidate.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be arranged with Susan Campbell, IPU Manager on 01292 269200 or email Susan.Campbell ayrshirehospice.

org FULL VACANCY DETAILS INCLUDING APPLICATION FORM, JOB DESCRIPTION, PERSON SPECIFICATION AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE FROM THE AYRSHIRE HOSPICE WEBSITE www. or for a copy of the application form email recruitment or contact Organisational & People Development on 01292 269200 ext 411 Closing date : Monday 13th August 2018 Interview date : Wednesday 22nd August 2018 Please note CVs or NHS Application Forms are not accepted.

Scottish Charity No. SC011390. Registered Office : 35 Racecourse Road, Ayr, KA7 2TG

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