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Open vacancies at Scottish Huntington’s Association

HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE SPECIALIST
Region: Lanarkshire
Base: Hunter Health Centre- 4th Floor, Andrew Street, East Kilbride
G74 1AB
Salary: £26,901 – £31,529
Permanent contract : Full time 36 hours

We have a vacancy for a Huntington’s Disease Specialist post. An exciting opportunity to join our existing Lanarkshire team in a growing Scottish Charity which offers specialist assessment, one to one support, advice, and information to families impacted by Huntington’s Disease (HD) and all professionals involved in their care.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, motivated and who will have a positive impact on the quality of life of families whose lives are impacted by HD. The successful candidate should have excellent working skills the ability to work autonomously using their own initiative this challenging and innovative post. Good listening, communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as are excellent time and caseload management skills. Previous experience of working with Huntington’s disease is preferred but not essential; most of our staff have a background in mental health, physical disability, social work, neurology or palliative care. We will provide you with all the specialist knowledge you need.

The Scottish Huntington’s Disease Association invites applications from professionals with a valid, current professional qualification in any of the specialities listed below:

• Nursing (1st level), Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language or other relevant field.

A substantial level of post-basic experience is desirable. Community based practice knowledge and a clean current driving licence and use of a car is essential.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced disclosure.
Further information and an electronic application pack can be obtained from:

Colin Wilson
Admin Officer
Scottish Huntington’s Association
Business First
Linwood Point
Paisley
PA1 2FB
T: 0141 848 0308
E: sha-admin@hdscotland.org

Closing date for applications: Monday 18th September 2017
Interview date: Wednesday 4TH of October 2017

SHA is a registered Charity and is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. Scottish Charity No; SC010985

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