Hospital @ Home Clinical Support Worker – NHS Scotland – Ayr

  • Ayr

NHS Scotland

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

NHS Ayrshire and Arran provide a wide range of health and social care services, including Acute Hospital care & community nursing and social care services.  We are the main provider of Health and Social care to approximately 371 000 people in the Ayrshire and Arran area.

We are seeking to recruit a number of motivated & dynamic Hospital @ Home Clinical Support Workers to join our newly established Hospital @ Home Service. This service will deliver hospital level care to the patient in their home setting or place of care, whilst under the care of a MDT including a named Hospital Consultant.

You will deliver high quality care in accordance with guidance given by practitioners/registered staff & should have an SVQ II in healthcare as a minimum/academic equivalent in higher or have the relevant experience to enable them to use specialist technical & practical skills to deliver flexible, person centred care under indirect supervision of the registered staff, this may include cannulation & venepuncture, ECG recording, and patient observations.

You must be driven to provide a person-centred care experience for individuals & have a thorough knowledge of frailty. You should have the knowledge & skills required as part of the MDT in managing the acutely unwell adult. You will work across professional boundaries & with both health & social care services to achieve the best outcome for patients.

Full driving licence is required.

Hours: 37.50 per week and 34.50 hours per week available.

This is a fixed term / secondment opportunity for 12 months.

For further information or an informal chat please contact Suzanne Smith, Frailty Nurse Consultant, Ayrshire Hospital at Home Team on 01292 616787 or email [email protected]

Applications are welcome from UK, EEA and non-EEA candidates.
As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to produce proof of your EU Settlement status from 1st July 2021 to demonstrate your Right to Work in the United Kingdom. Further information: https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families. Existing employees may be asked to provide evidence of their EU Settlement Status from 1st July 2021.

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