Current Vacancies

As we continue to provide care at home, respite care and support for dementia from Eriskay to Berneray we are looking for new carers to join our team. We offer comprehensive training and a career path, including supported SVQs, so feel free to contact us if you have no previous experience of care but are willing to be trained.

All of Tagsa Uibhist’s staff are paid more than the Living Wage for the hours they work. We can be flexible with the hours you would work to fit with other commitments you have, and also providing a regular pattern of work.

If you are interested, please call Agnes on 01870602111 or by email - Please feel free to call if you would just like to find out more about a career in the care sector.

Care Coordinator

Salary: £24,461 - £26,669 (35 hour per week, permanent contract).

Job Specification:
We are hiring! A very fulfilling and challenging role at the heart of our Care Department. If you are interested, please feel free to contact us for more information about what the role involves and about Tagsa. If you are applying from the mainland and are successful we have key worker status with the Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) for social housing.

Reporting to the Care Manager, the Care Coordinator provides support and supervision to Care Staff, ensuring the day-to-day delivery of the Care at Home and Respite services in Uist, from Eriskay to Berneray.

The Care Coordinator is the organisation’s lead for overall rota management for all of our care staff across the islands. This role is responsible for the management of the care staff rota, ensuring that it is arranged in advance, communicated to carers and clients, and is set out in a clear structure that prioritises cost efficiency and healthy working arrangements for staff.

Supervising a team of carers, the Care Coordinator provides support and oversight to ensure that our care services are delivered timeously, and at the highest standards. The Care Coordinator’s responsibilities include developing care plans and risk assessments and rearranging them as necessary when difficulties arise, reviewing them accordingly and recording on a care system.

A further key aspect of the role is ensuring that the quality of Tagsa Uibhist’s care services always meet National Care Standards, by providing support and supervision to Care Staff as directed by the Care Manager, and by conducting visits to service users and meeting with their representatives.

Closing date is 2nd September 2022.

To apply, please write to for an application pack.


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