Job Vacancy - Hospice at Home Ad-hoc Health Care Assistant

Caring for someone in the final weeks and months of their life can be challenging and demanding, but is also an uplifting and rewarding experience.

We are looking to supplement our Hospice at Home team with ad-hoc Health Care Assistants (minimum qualification NVQ Level 2 Care).

You will be required to visit patients within their own home, sometimes working on your own, providing basic nursing care under the direction of the Hospice at Home Team Leader. Having an understanding of the principles of palliative care would be beneficial.

Various hours and shifts including night sits will be available, sometimes at short notice. Shifts may also be available in our Day Therapy service.

Applicants need to be a vehicle owner with full clean driving licence.

Employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.

Successful applicants will be interviewed at the Hospice at a mutually convenient time.

Rate of pay is £7.50 per hour, plus enhancements for unsociable hours and mileage at 40p per mile where applicable.

If you would like more information about the role, please contact Donna Cryer or Paula Vick on 01706 253633 option 2.

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