Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 00044296-1
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2020
  • Employer: NHS Highland
  • Website: https://www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk/
  • Location: Helensburgh, Argyllshire
  • Salary: £20,700 to £22,594
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Enthusiastic, confident individual required to join the Extended Community Care Team.

Primary role of the potholder is to provide support to the community team in relation to the delivery of person centred care within a reablement agenda for the community of Helensburgh and Lomond, supporting nursing, social work and AHP teams. 

To work with patients within their own home focusing on the key priority areas of maximizing independence and supporting the individual to remain in their own home.  Working to help support and facilitate prompt discharge from hospital and to actively work in a preventative way to reduce re-admission. 

The post holder will work alongside all health and social care agencies – community and hospital, providing intervention and support to individual clients in the Helensburgh and Lomond area.

You will have previous experience working in the health or social care settings, excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a busy multi-disciplinary team or participate in lone working.  You will be expected to travel efficently and effectively between various work locations within NHs Higlhan Argyll & Bute HSCP.

Informal enquiries to  Joanne Gray 01436 655052.