A number of opportunities have arisen for Nursing Assistants across surgical specialty areas in University Hospital Crosshouse Kilmarnock. In support of our core purpose of Working together to achieve the healthiest life possible for everyone in Ayrshire and Arran we are committed to a culture that is Caring Safe and Respectful. The post holder is required to work collaboratively in a safe care and respectful way. Previous experience in a caring environment is essential. You will demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to communicate well with members of the multidisciplinary team. You will be flexible to shift patterns and have a genuine interest in the specialty area you are applying for. Your focus will be in providing safe effective and person centred care. You will require to demonstrate a positive attitude be a motivated individual who is willing to undertake training to develop new skills. You will be required to use your initiative whilst working as a member of the multidisciplinary team. Interview Date (for all posts): Wednesday 16 November 2016 THE FIRST LINE OF YOUR SUPPORTING STATEMENT SHOULD SPECIFY THE POSTS YOU ARE APPLYING FOR IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE. PLEASE RESTRICT YOUR SUPPORTING STATEMENT TO NO MORE THAN 500 WORDS IF LIMIT IS EXCEEDED TEXT WILL BE CUT-OFF. PLEASE AVOID USING SYMBOLS & or ? SIGNS BULLET POINTS ETC THROUGHOUT YOUR APPLICATION. Posts are within the following areas: Discharge Lounge 375 hours per week permanent. Some administrative duties are also required in this role. Informal enquiries to Karen Taylor Discharge Co-ordinator on ( Phone number removed ) There will also be various posts available to cover the winter months in various specialties. All correspondence will be sent by email. We have experienced some issues with personal email addresses and there is no guarantee correspondence will be sent to your inbox. It is therefore your responsibility to check all email folders including your junk folder as we have no control over which folder the correspondence will be sent to. Closing Date: 28 October 2016 We are in the process of amending the online application form. Please note that the current online application form requests that you supply information regarding sickness absence. Please do not complete this section as this information does not form part of the initial selection process.