Visibility Scotland is now seeking to recruit a full-time (35 hours per week) Patient Support Worker to become part of a person-centred team that covers NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Edinburgh, and the Lothians. The post-holder will be primarily based within Gartnavel Hospital with regular cover at Stobhill Hospital, Royal Alexandria Hospital in Paisley. Occasional cover at other NHSGGC hospitals will be required.
The role is offered on a fixed-term basis until 28 February 2026.
The post-holder will liaise with patients, family members and professionals to ensure that people experiencing changes to their daily life due to a visual impairment receive the correct support at the right time. The post-holder must have excellent communication skills and the innate desire to provide inclusive support to all.
The NHSGGC Patient Support service provides a bridge between the clinic and the community. The Patient Support team enables seamless service provision, referring to other Visibility Scotland services and health and social care services within the community.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a motivated and ambitious organisation. The successful candidate will ideally have a proven track record in health and social care or the willingness and motivation to learn. The post-holder must have a ‘can do’ attitude and a positive team spirit.
How to apply
Please complete the attached application form and equality monitoring form. CVs will not be accepted. The closing date is Monday 5 February at noon. Application forms can be emailed to email@example.com.
Alternatively, you can post the application form to us at 2 Queen’s Crescent, Glasgow, G4 9BW.
Interviews are scheduled for Monday 12 February.
Job description, application form, equal opportunities form and privacy notice.
Posted on the: January 24, 2024