Healthcare Support Worker (Lewis & Harris)
Western Isles Hospital

Job reference: 102514

Location: Western Isles Hospital

Job closing date: 05/07/2022

Job posted date: 21/06/2022

Salary: Band 3 (£21,709 - £23,603)

Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Macmillan Team

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Western Isles

Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, HS1 2AF

Macmillan Nursing

Healthcare Support Worker (Lewis & Harris)

Band 3 £21,709 - £23,603 per annum

Plus £1,117 Distant Islands Allowance per annum

37.5 hours per week

Fixed term contract for 24 months

As part of The Scottish Government ‘Recovery and Redesign: An Action Plan for Cancer Services’ we have received funding for a project to support Action 3- a single point of contact: which aims to provide dedicated person-centred support through the cancer pathway.

With this funding we have an exciting opportunity to come and work with NHS Western Isles Macmillan Team in Lewis & Harris as a Healthcare Support Worker in a fixed term/secondment post for 24 months.


You will be joining a welcoming, motivated and dynamic team delivering a high standard of cancer and palliative care to an island community. Supervision and support will be provided throughout the role.  

The successful applicant will be required to register with the PVG Scheme (Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme). This post is not eligible for relocation expenses.

For further information or an informal discussion on this post please contact Mairi Smith, Macmillan Team Advanced Clinical Nurse Specialist/Team Lead,

All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the NHS Scotland website along with a job description.

For any further queries please contact 01851 762000.

Closing date: 5th July 2022.


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