Senior Health & Social Care Worker

  • Job Reference: 51571080-2
  • Date Posted: 11 January 2018
  • Recruiter: NHS Highland
  • Location: Camaghael, Inverness-shire
  • Salary: £17,760
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical

Job Description

North & West Operational Area

Highland Health & Social Care

Lochaber B - Fort William area

Senior Health & Social Care Worker

14hpw, permanent

Salary Scale: Band 3 £17760 - £20727 pro rata
Plus weekend enhancements where appropriate

Highland Health and Social Care Services help people from all walks of life, as well as their families or carers. Health and Social Care in Highland provides help and assistance in many situations arising due to illness, disability, old age or poverty.

The post is responsible for supporting the provision of a Care at Home Service for vulnerable people; providing assistance with key tasks which maintain and promote the independence for people in their own homes. For further information please refer to the job specification.

In order to be able to carry out the duties of this post effectively and safely, candidates will be able to provide evidence of experience in dealing with vulnerable adults, especially older people, preferably in a caring capacity. Applicant must have good communication skills - both verbally and in writing. SVQ Level 2 in Care, or a willingness and ability to work towards this qualification within an agreed time scale. For further information please refer to the person specification.

Informal enquiries regarding the post to: Sarah Madden, Care at Home Officer; Tel; email:

Application packs are available on the NHS Highland Intranet Jobs page or from the Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness IV2 3BW; telor by emailing your name and address to

Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Please quote reference in the subject line of your email - NW6/18/001