Healthcare Assistant - Hospice at Home
Job Title: Health Care Assistant - Hospice at Home
Responsible to: Head of Hospice at Home
Hours: Negotiable minimum of 20 hours (worked on a rota basis over 7 days inclusive of days, evenings, weekends and nights
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £19,608 full time (pro-rata for part time hours eg 20 hours minimum £10,458)
Closing Date: 30 June 2017
Job summary: 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.
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.
All enquiries and any further information regarding the above can be obtained from the recruiting manager: Janet Hall, Head of Community on email: Janet.Hall2@eastlancshospice.org.uk or telephone 01254 287028
Alternatively these documents can be obtained from the general administration team on 01254 287016.
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