Health Care Assistant – Supportive Palliative Care (Hospice at Home)
Post: Health Care Assistant – Supportive Palliative Care (Hospice at Home)
Responsible to: Clinical Nurse Specialist / Team Leader
Hours: Negotiable minimum of 20 hours (worked on a rota basis over 7 days inclusive of nights, days, evenings and weekends
Contract type: Permanent subject to 6 month probationary period
Salary WTE: £20,000.62 (pro-rata for part time hours eg 20 hours minimum £10,667)
Closing Date: 21 September 2018
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in our developing Hospice at Home service providing support in the community for individuals with life limiting illness.
You will work supporting patients and families in their own homes, delivering high standards of holistic care to the patient and their families. Whilst promoting independence and quality of life and engaging in activity that is meaningful to patients and those that matter to them, you will support individuals to remain in their own home environment preventing avoidable admissions to hospital. You will work without direct supervision in accordance with care plans provided by registered practitioners. Applicants must be aware that the nature of this work means a commitment and ability to undertake a significant amount of night duty.
You will be required to positively engage with opportunities for development and maintenance of skills and knowledge including rotational placement within other clinical areas including for example the Inpatient Unit and Support and Wellbeing Service.
In return, East Lancashire Hospice provides an excellent working environment and
opportunities for support and development
All enquiries and any further information regarding the above can be obtained from
Leanne Beaumont / Nicole Morgan – Supportive Care Coordinators (Hospice at Home)
Telephone 01254 287032
Application forms and Job descriptions are available to download from our website:
www.eastlancshospice.org.uk alternatively these documents can be obtained from the general administration team on 01254 287016
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DO NOT ACCEPT C.V’s