Bank [email protected] Care Assistants

Hours – As & When Required

Salary: Band 2 £16,532 - £18,903 per annum, pro rata

Ref No: 1802383

Strathcarron [email protected] service is looking to strengthen its bank staff capacity by recruiting Bank Care Assistants to deliver care in the last weeks of life in people’s own homes - across the Forth Valley, Cumbernauld and Kilsyth area.

We are looking for individuals who have a passion for hospice care and would like to take the hospice model of care into people’s own homes at the end of life.

Preferred candidates should:

  • Have experience of working in a Hospice In-patient Unit or equivalent expertise in care of the dying.
  • Be experienced in providing practical, emotional, social and psychological support to individuals at the end of life as well as supporting their families and carers
  • Be registered with SSSC or achieve registration within first 6 months of role.
  • Be qualified as per the SSSC requirements for ‘workers in a care at home’ service (HNC Social Services or SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 6)
  • Have the ability to be flexible in order to meet the needs of the service – which will be provided over seven days and day/night.            
  • Be comfortable working on your own and as part of a wider professional team
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have experience in working in community settings
  • Be able to work in isolation
  • Be able to travel independently to provide care across the community. (Full UK Driving License is essential).

The post is subject to a check by the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme.

For further information, please contact Jenny Stevenson, [email protected] Lead on 01324 826222

Application packs are available to download below or contact Nicola Griffin, HR Coordinator on 01324 826222 or email [email protected]

Closing Date: Monday 26th February 2018  

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