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A wide range of career paths are available throughout HSC, check out some of our employee profiles and explore HSC Careers here.


Are you kind, compassionate and enjoy working with people we are recruiting staff who share our values in delivering excellent care!

The Southern Health & Social Care Trust is currently recruiting for Domiciliary Care positions in ‘all areas’ of the Southern Trust localities which includes all local towns and villages.

We can offer flexible working hours with a minimum hours guaranteed contract.

Domiciliary Care Worker Services provide necessary personal care and support to vulnerable service users so as to enable them to remain safely in their own home or return to same following hospital discharge.  Our vulnerable service users include adults and children with health and/or social care needs, e.g. people with physical / learning /mental health/end of life/palliative care needs. Watch the short video below.

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  • Our Values

    We will;
    • Treat people fairly and with respect
    • Be open and honest and act with integrity
    • Put patients, clients, carers and community at the heart of all we do
    • Value staff and support their development to improve our care
    • Embrace change for the better
    • Listen and learn

    Our Priorities
    • Providing safe high quality care
    • Maximizing independence and choice for our patients and clients
    • Supporting people and communities to live healthy lives and to improve their health and wellbeing
    • Being a great place to work, valuing our people
    • Making best use of resources
    • Being a good social partner within our communities

  • Benefits of Working for the Southern HSC Trust

    There are many benefits of working for the Southern Trust. The Trust offers competitive remuneration packages with excellent Terms & Conditions of Service. Below are some points to highlight;

    27 – 33 days annual leave depending on service plus 10 statutory / public holidays.

    The Trust offers a wide range of Human Resource Policies to underpin the value that is placed on its staff such as:
    • A range of Work Life Balance/Flexible Working Policies;
    • Child Care Voucher Scheme;
    • Cycle to Work Scheme;
    • Savings on Social and Leisure Facilities;
    • Excellent Employee Health & Well-being Support;
    • Free Parking across the Trust sites;
    • A strong commitment to Equality of Opportunity.

    The Trust offers a strong preceptorship programme, rotational opportunities and ongoing continuous professional development through Annual Personal Development Reviews.

    The Trust is continually updating its facilities to ensure modern ‘State of the Art’ care environments for all its service users and staff.

    One of the leading pension schemes available, Trust staff may choose to join the Health & Social Care Pension Scheme. Further information may be obtained from the HSC Pension Service Website at . Applicants who are already members of the HPSS Superannuation Scheme may continue with their current arrangements.


  • Induction

    All newly registered nurses & midwives will receive corporate and professional induction, and also a local induction within their area of work, which shall provide essential information in relation to their professional and clinical responsibilities and will also incorporate mandatory training.

  • Preceptorship

    A robust Preceptorship programme will be undertaken by all newly qualified nurses and midwives. This programme has been designed to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence of new registrants and support them to meet the probationary requirements of the Trust and is based on the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF).
    All new registrants will be allocated a preceptor who will provide supervision and support for the duration of the programme.
    If you join the Nurse Bank only as a New Registrant you will be facilitated to complete the Preceptorship programme.

  • Education and development

    The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is committed to helping you develop in your current job and to equip you in fulfilling your career ambitions. We provide an excellent range of development activities, each carefully selected to help staff at all levels achieve successful and rewarding nursing and midwifery careers.

    There are a wide range of education and development opportunities available – these will be discussed with you when you start your job and during your development review.

    The Trust will provide:

    • Mandatory training necessary for the safe provision of services
    • Education and training necessary for service developments within your clinical area
    • Professional development opportunities.

    The Trust works in partnership with the Clinical Education Centre, the Leadership Centre, Queens’s University Belfast, Ulster University and the Open University. Nursing and midwifery staff who undertake courses which have been commissioned through the DHSSPS Commissioning Plan receive time for the course and travelling expenses to attend lectures.

  • Revalidation

    Professional revalidation helps nurses and midwives demonstrate that they practise safely and effectively. Revalidation builds on existing renewal requirements by introducing new elements which encourage nurses and midwives to reflect on the role of the Code in their practice and demonstrate that they are ‘living’ the standards set out within it. Southern Health and Social Care Trust actively work with each registrant to ensure they meet the revalidation requirements as set by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

  • Development of practice

    The Southern Health and Social Care Trust is committed to the development of practice and it aims to identify, develop and promote best practice through clinical supervision, work-based learning and reflective practice to realize the full potential of individual registrants and clinical teams.

  • Personal development plan (PDP)

    All nurses and midwives will have a development review annually. This is a process of reviewing individual progress, setting objectives and identifying development opportunities. The review is an opportunity to look at achievements and to set new objectives for the forthcoming year.

    Any learning and development needs arising from the objectives can be discussed and planned with your line manager.

  • Rotational programmes

    The Trust can offer Rotational Programmes across different programmes of care. <strong>This is dependent on the expressed interest from a sufficient number of applicants</strong>. Places available on Rotational Programmes are aligned with current and imminent vacancies, either within or across Directorates.

    The Rotational Programme aims to provide new Registrants with the opportunity to gain experience, develop skills and enhance knowledge across a variety of clinical settings. It also incorporates preceptorship, induction and offers access to group clinical supervision and can contribute towards revalidation.

    Examples of pathways available on Rotation Programmes may include:


    <img class=”wp-image-5838 size-full” src=”” width=”567″ height=”178″ /> 12 Month / x3 four month placement pathway Acute Directorate


    <img class=”wp-image-5840 size-full” src=”” width=”641″ height=”178″ /> 12 Month / x3 four month placement Pathway OPPC Directorate


    <img class=”wp-image-5842 size-full” src=”” width=”654″ height=”203″ /> 12 Month / x4 three month placement pathway across Acute and OPPC Directorates


    NB: If you are interested in accessing a Rotational Programme please make this known to the person on the Recruitment Team who is liaising with you.

  • SHSCT Benefits

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    <div><a href=””>SHSCT Benefits</a></div>

All posts available within Southern HSC Trust are advertised and accessed online via
Ongoing opportunities for both permanent hours as well as adhoc Bank work.
Interviews and Job Offers will be offered at our recruitment days.

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