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Patient Support Worker West Lothian (re-advertisement)

Visibility Scotland is now seeking to recruit a part-time (18 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 based within St John’s Hospital at West Lothian, although some travel may be required to our headquarters at 2 Queens Crescent.


The role is offered on a fixed-term basis to 31 March 2024, with a possibility that the contract may be extended. You will be expected to work six hours per day, three days per week on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. 


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.


Our 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.


Application Notes:


Please complete the attached application form and equal opportunities monitoring form.  CVs will not be accepted.  The closing date is Thursday 7 September at noon. Application forms  and the equal opportunities monitoring form can be emailed to or posted to us at 2 Queen’s Crescent, Glasgow, G4 9BW. Previous applicants need not reapply. 


Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday 13 September. Interviews will be held at Visibility Scotland’s headquarters, 2 Queen’s Crescent, Glasgow G4 9BW.


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Written by: Paul Hanlon

Posted on the: August 28, 2023
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