Vacancy - Due to the expansion of our Hospice at Home Service we are looking to recruit a Palliative Support Worker
24 hours per week over 4 days
(10.00am – 4.00pm)
(Initially on a 12 month contract with the potential to be extended)
Working as a Healthcare Assistant caring for someone in the final weeks and months of their life is challenging and demanding, but it is also an uplifting and rewarding experience. We are looking to supplement our Hospice at Home team with
Palliative Support Workers
(Minimum qualification NVQ Level 2 Care)
You will be required to visit patients within their own home, sometimes working alone, providing nursing care under the direction of the Hospice at Home Team Leader. Having an understanding of the principles of palliative care would be beneficial.
Applicants need to be a vehicle owner with full clean driving licence.
Employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.
Rate of pay £7.58 per hour plus enhancements for unsocial hours
If you would like more information please contact Donna Cryer / Paula Vick on
01706 253633 option 2 or for an application pack please email – email@example.com
Closing date for applications: Monday 26th March 2018
Interview date to be confirmed
Rossendale Hospice is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Registered Charity No. 1008228
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All applicants: If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of a closing date you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful and, in an attempt to cut costs, you will not automatically be informed. However, should you wish to receive notification, please include a stamped, self addressed envelope with your application form.