Senior Healthcare Support Worker – Maternity – NHS Scotland – Shetland

Senior Healthcare Support Worker – Maternity (Ref: 68714) Part Time – 12.75 hours per week Fixed term until 31/03/2022 Band 3 Salary Range £21,709 – £23,603 per annum (pro rata) Plus Distant Islands Allowance of £1,971 per annum (pro rata)

Senior Healthcare Support Worker – Maternity Department (Ref: 68714)

Part Time – 12.75 hours per week

Fixed term until 31/03/2022

Band 3

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

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

Are you someone who has an interest in health care – particularly that of child-bearing women and their babies? As a Senior Healthcare Support Worker, you would work as a valued member of our small team, providing support to, and working under the direction of midwives, both within the maternity department and in women’s own homes to support them with breast feeding support and general care and advice

You will have experience working within a caring environment. Effective communication skills and the ability to use your own initiative and work without direct supervision are essential.

This post is for a fixed-term until 31/03/2022. The reason for the fixed-term contract is external funding. If you wish to apply for this post as a secondment opportunity, you will need to discuss with your line manager before submitting an application.

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

For an informal discussion, please contact Janice Irvine, Senior Clinical Midwife on 01595 743012.

Closing date: 26th September 2021

Interview date: 8th October 2021

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

For more information and to apply:

If you require assistance or encounter any technical issues with your application, please e-mail support at including the vacancy reference number and “NHS Shetland” in the subject line.

In promoting equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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