Health Care Support Worker (Shop)
The State Hospital

Job reference: 017025

Location: The State Hospital

Job closing date: 02/03/2020

Job posted date: 17/02/2020

Salary: Band 3 (£20,700- £22,594)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 18.75

Department: Nursing

Employer (NHS Board) : The State Hospital

 Health Care Support Worker / Skye Centre, Patients’ Shop

This post is recognised as a Healthcare Support Worker post

Band 3,  plus £1,226 High Secure Environment Allowance and £2,943 High Secure Clinical Responsibility Allowance per annum (pro rata). 
Part Time – 18.75 hours per week.
A vacancy has arisen for a Healthcare Support Worker within The State Hospital. The post is based in the Skye Centre Shop. In addition to selling items to patients, duties will include stock ordering, rotation, taking deliveries and maintaining a tidy environment. A key requirement of this role is communication skills as this involves working directly with patients and supporting healthy choices.  

The post holder will be qualified to or have relevant qualifications such as SVQ level 3.

You will have customer care experience, good communications skills, be enthusiastic and self-motivated. You will demonstrate care, compassion, respect and the ability to work well as part of a team. Previous experience in the NHS is desirable.
If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Hazel McGinty or Nicole Jordan on 01555 842249. If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Linsey Norton, Recruitment Administrator on 01698 377667

Applications from candidates who require a Tier 2 Certificate of sponsorship (formerly Work Permits) will only be considered if no suitable UK or EEA national is identified for this post.  For further information on the UK Border Agency’s new points based System which now governs the way individuals from outside the EEA can work in the UK please visit


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