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Job reference: 136266
Salary: Band 3 (£23,914 - £25,808)
Job closing date: 14/02/2023
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: Up to 37.5
Job posted date: 01/02/2023
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley
Department: Clinical Assessment Unit (CAU)

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A new and exciting opportunity has arisen within the Clinical Assessment Unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team as a Health Care Support Worker. The successful applicant will have a flexible approach to the role and will support Registered Nursing staff in the delivering high quality, patient centred care to acute medical admissions.

The role centres on the development of an ambulatory care model within the unit and the successful applicant would provide both administrative and clinical support to ensure seamless patient care.

You should possess excellent communication and organisational skills and have the ability to work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team, have the ability to promote high quality person centred care, and have a genuine interest in caring for people who are unwell. You must have a willingness and appetite for life-long learning and advancing the role of the Health Care Support Worker in order to develop and enhance your own personal development. You will be expected to work a flexible work pattern which includes working a 12 hour shift pattern across 7 days.

Skills in venepuncture, cannulation and ECG recording are desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at

Informal enquiries and organization of an informal visit can be made to Lisa Calderwood. Email . Tel. 01324 567924

​​​​​​​Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

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.

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