PDA Acute & Community Care - PT1


01 Nov 2021


21 Jul 2021

The PDA Acute & Community Care (SCQF 8) is for those who are already employed in Band 2/3 Health Care Support Worker posts with NHS Borders, and who want to progress their careers to Band 4. The course consist of the following units: Leadership, Teamworking & Accountability in Care Pharmacology in Care Developing Effective Practice in Community Care Evidence Based Practice, Research & Innovation in a Care Setting Care of the Acutely Ill Adult. The course is delivered in collaboration with NHS Borders, and classes will held every Thursday 09:00-16:00, from 4th November 2021 to 10th November 2022, in the newly equipped Tech Enabled Care Hub/clinical skills lab at Borders College, Galashiels Campus.

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Entry requirements

Applicants must have completed one of the following:PDA Developing Professional Practice (SCQF 7)orHNC Care & Administrative Practice&be employed with NHS Borders

Application and Interview Process

Applications should be made online via the Borders College online portal. Closing date for Applications is 24th October. Telephone interviews and selection will be held on Tuesday 26th October.


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