East Lancashire Hospice

Health Care Assistant - Inpatient Unit

Job Title:                           Health Care Assistant – Inpatient Unit

Responsible to:               Clinical Inpatient Unit

Hours:                                  22.5 hours (worked on a rota basis over 7 days/24 hour service Inclusive of days, evenings,           

                                                weekends, nights and Bank Holidays)

Contract type:                 Permanent

Salary:                                  £21,432 for full time hours £12,859 pro-rata for 22.5 hours

Closing Date:                   15 May 2021 or when sufficient applicants received

Job summary:

An exciting opportunity is available for an experienced Health Care Assistant to join our multi­dis­cip­linary team. You will have the commitment and ability to deliver high standards of holistic care to our patients and their families under the direction of registered nursing staff and will ideally have achieved the Care Certificate and be educated to NVQ Level 2/3 or equivalent in a related field.

You will have substantial experience of working within a caring role and have supported patients with life limiting illness. With good commu­nica­tion skill you will be able to work as part of a team and relate with under­standing and sensitivity to those experiencing life changing illness.

All enquiries and any further information regarding the above can be obtained from the recruiting manager: 

Gaynor Barlow      

Email Gaynor.Barlow@eastlancshospice.org.uk     

Telephone 01254 287003

Application forms and Job descriptions are available to download below 

Alter­natively these documents can be obtained from the General Admi­nis­tra­tion team on 01254 287016