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 –

Closing date for applications: Monday 26th March 2018

Interview date to be confirmed


Rossendale Hospice is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Registered Charity No. 1008228

Click to download the job descriptionperson specification, application form and compliment slip

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.