Home Care Support Workers (HCSWs) jobs
We need Home Care Support Workers (HCSWs) for temporary, last-minute placements across Scotland and Northern Ireland (NI). Guild HCSWs can work in Domiciliary Care settings to support individuals in their own homes or other supported living settings, helping to promote the individual’s independence. You’ll need to work to our high standards and in return, you’ll receive full professional support from us.
- A minimum of 6 months experience in the last 2 years working in a Domiciliary Care or other relevant support setting
- Must be registered with the SSSC (Scotland) or NISCC (Northern Ireland) to work in Care at Home / Community settings
- Evidenced commencement/completion of the relevant SVQ qualification for SSSC is desirable (Scotland only)
- Must be able to provide a reference from a manager or supervisor on the SSSC (Scotland) or NISCC (NI) register
- Must have your own car and provide evidence of Business Car Insurance
- BLS and Manual Handling – must have completed a full practical course previously
- A willingness to work to our company expectations
We’re looking for home care support workers
Are you looking for a home care support worker (HCSW) job in Scotland, Northern Ireland, or the Republic of Ireland? If so, the Scottish Nursing Guild could be the perfect agency for you. We specialise in placing home care support workers into temporary and last-minute shifts and offer excellent pay rates and benefits. We work with a wide range of healthcare organisations, both public sector and private sector, to ensure they are always able to deliver care to their patients, even in the case of last-minute shift cancellations.
At the Scottish Nursing Guild, we understand the importance of delivering the highest-quality care to every patient. Our goal is to provide exceptional healthcare professionals to healthcare organisations, often at short notice. Despite this, our nurses ensure the standard of care they deliver doesn’t drop. Therefore, we ask that you meet the requirements at the top of this page before applying to work with us. If you do have the necessary qualifications and experience, register to work with us today as a home care support worker.
What our home care support worker jobs entail
Working as a home care support worker for the Scottish Nursing Guild is a unique experience. We offer high pay rates and a great benefits package, including:
- Travel expenses reimbursed
- Flexible shift patterns
- Free annual flu voucher
- Access to voluntary training
- 24/7 nurse led telephone support
We also offer access to training courses that cover a variety of topics to keep your knowledge and skills up to date.
At the Scottish Nursing Guild, our home care support worker jobs come with impressive flexibility through use of our Quick Nurse app. On the Quick Nurse app, you can input your availability and the app will suggest suitable shifts. The flexibility the apps provides allows you to work with us alongside another part-time or even full-time job. Other features of the Quick Nurse app include:
- A homepage summary – to keep track of your upcoming shifts
- Alerts – we can send you notifications when a suitable shift comes through that matches your availability
- Location flexibility – even if you are away from home, you can change your location to pick up nursing shifts wherever you are
- Automatically add shifts to your calendar
If you’re looking for home care support worker jobs in Scotland, Northern Ireland, or the Republic of Ireland, with a brilliant benefits package and complete flexibility on where and when you work, the Scottish Nursing Guild is an ideal place to advance your career. Register here today.
Frequently asked questions
You’ll need a minimum of 12 months experience in the last 18 months, working in an intensive care setting (general, cardiac, neuro or burns).
We have shifts located in Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Just use the Quick Nurse app to browse based on your location and you will instantly find the closest shifts available.
Home care support workers in the community
Have you ever considered working in the community? We’re always looking for home care support workers to support clients living with complex health needs, at home. Interested? Let us know when you apply. If you already work for us, call your local office to discuss community opportunities.
Refer a friend and earn up to €500 cash
Do you have a nursing friend or colleague who would love to work for Scottish Nursing Guild?
Refer them and earn a cash bonus once they work their first few shifts.
Currently available in the Republic of Ireland only.
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