Healthcare Support Worker – Theatres – NHS Scotland – Shetland

Healthcare Support Worker – Theatres (Ref: 68935) Substantive Post Part Time – 24 hours per week Band 3 – Salary Range £21,709 – £23,603 per annum (pro rata) Distant Islands Allowance of £1,971 per annum (pro rata)

Healthcare Support Worker – Theatres (Ref: 68935)


Substantive Post


Part Time – 24 hours per week

Band 3 – Salary Range £21,709 – £23,603 per annum (pro rata)


Distant Islands Allowance of £1,971 per annum (pro rata)

Working as part of the multi-disciplinary theatre team, you will assist and support the smooth running of the peri-operative service. Your duties will include participating with staff in the care of patients in undergoing a variety of surgical procedures including endoscopy, also operating, cleaning and maintaining equipment.

We are looking for individuals who are hard working and reliable, who can work well under pressure due to the fast paced and changeable nature of the theatre environment.

You will be motivated, have good interpersonal and team working skills and be able to plan and prioritise your workload. There will be an expectation that the post holder will be required to work independently at times. Experience of using computers/completion of documentation is also essential. Knowledge of infection control procedures and previous theatre practice is desirable but not essential. The ability to undertake an on-call commitment will be required. A competency based learning programme will be provided as part of induction and training for the post.

You will be expected to comply with the Induction Standards and Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers within 3 months of commencing your role – details can be viewed on http://www.hcswtoolkit.nes.scot.nhs.uk/resources/hcsw-standards-and-codes/

For an informal discussion, please contact Edna Peterson, Theatre Senior Charge Nurse

on (01595) 743000 Ext 3150.

Closing date: 26/09/2021

Interview date: w/c 11/10/2021

  • Please note this is a local advertisement and no relocation or interview expenses are applicable.


For more information and to apply:

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