Nursing Auxiliary/CSW – NHS Scotland – Kilmarnock

NHS Scotland

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.

​​​​​​​An exciting opportunity has arisen for a CSW Band 3 within the Combined Assessment Unit.

The CSW role within CAU is wide and varied and can change throughout a shift. In collaboration with the shift coordinator and Senior Charge Nurse, you will be able to adjust to the requirements of five very different care areas, these are High and Medium Risk Initial assessment, Same Day Emergency Care, In-patient Area and Point of Care Testing Facility. You must understand the different streams of care, and adapt to the different needs of the patients in these streams.

You must be able to identify acutely unwell adults and report to the relevant responsible nurse. You must be able to prioritise your workload and work autonomously to achieve the shift requirements.

You must adhere to Safe Operating Procedures for existing processes incorporating Infection Control and Health & Safety requirements.

CAU has a large patient group and you must be supportive to the needs of the team

Essential criteria for a Band 3 within CAU includes competence, willingness to work towards or appropriate previous experience with similar skills to the following:

• Cannulation and Venepuncture
• Performing ECG
• Performing blood glucose monitoring
• Undertaking vital sign monitoring
• Point of Care (POC) swab testing and processing

Various hours / permanent

​​​​​​​ Informal Enquiries – [email protected]

Applications are welcome from UK, EEA and non-EEA candidates.
As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to produce proof of your EU Settlement status from 1st July 2021 to demonstrate your Right to Work in the United Kingdom. Further information: Existing employees may be asked to provide evidence of their EU Settlement Status from 1st July 2021.

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