Care at Home Officer

NHS Highland - More jobs by this advertiser
Sutherland District - Lawson Memorial Hospital ,North HHSCP (North Area)

To manage the Care at Home team, as part of the District Health and Social Care Integrated Team, in the delivery of a high standard of holistic care to individuals and their families/carers.

The Care at Home service enables people to realise their full potential through the ethos of Reablement thereby maximising independence and supporting the individual to remain in their own home. The post-holder will be required to frequently work autonomously and unsupervised, without immediate access to advice and support from the Care at Home Manager.

It is the post-holders' responsibility to meet the set objectives, targets and person-centred outcome measures for the care at home service and individual practitioners.

To create Support & Risk assessment plans from multi-disciplinary assessments and coordinate and develop care packages for service users with complex needs; identifying clear outcomes and monitoring and reviewing care packages every 6 months or as required.

To work within Self Directed Support (SDS) Legislation and deliver a person-centred Care at Home service to meet the assessed need and personal outcomes of those referred to the service, in line with the standards required by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) of a registered Care at Home service.

The post-holder will commission individual care packages from local independent providers and provide regular reviews of those packages.

The post-holder will line manage and support Senior Health and Social care Support workers.

The post-holder will be responsible for ensuring the service meets the requirements of the Scottish Social Services Council legal requirements and the regulatory standards of the Care Inspectorate.

In order to comply with SSSC registration requirements the post- holder should be educated to SVQ level 3, plus a supervisory award or equivalent experience, and will be required to work towards their SVQ level 4.

Informal enquiries to:

Lesley Martin

Tel: 01955604486 Email: [email protected]

For further information on living and working in the Highlands please visit

Closing date for completed applications: Monday 2nd March 2020

Short-listed applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


Warning to applicants for advertised posts

NHS Scotland’s Counter Fraud Service has become aware of potential approaches to individuals which result in requests for payments in connection with applications.

You should never need to make any form of payment to apply for an advertised post. Read more

NHS Highland

Inverness, (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 (0)1463 704000

Save Contact
Company Profile

26 February 2020
Location: United Kingdom Highlands and Islands Lawson Memorial Hospital KW10 6SS
Salary: Band 5 (£24,670 - £30,742) GBP per year
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

This career opportunity is no longer open.
Please search for current vacancies here.

Bookmark and Share
  • Previous Next

This website uses cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.
I agree
Read more