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Health Care Assistant, Hospice at Home

Job Ref: J283-274
Salary: £19,323 to £22,234 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Hours:  Full time or part time, permanent

We are looking for people who are passionate about ensuring that patients have a choice about where they want to die?  Do you have or would like experience in caring for people at the end of life in the community?


If so we would like to hear from you.


Saint Francis Hospice is a dynamic, forward thinking organisation delivering specialist palliative care services in Havering, Brentwood, Barking & Dagenham and Redbridge.  Our Hospice at Home Team is a Team of Nurses and Health Care Assistants who provide hands on nursing support and care to patients and their carers in their own home. The Team supports patients in their last few weeks of life to enable them to remain at home to die.


We are currently looking to recruit into our dedicated Hospice at Home Team. This is an excellent opportunity for Health Care Assistants with care/community experience who would like to work in end of life care.


If you are an avid and enthusiastic team worker, have excellent communication skills and are confident and able to work independently, unsupervised and flexibly we would be delighted to hear from you. The post holder should have the ability to travel efficiently and effectively across various locations within the hospice catchment area.


If you would like to discuss these job opportunities, or arrange an informal visit please contact  Simone Sims, Hospice at Home Team Leader on 01708 753319 ext. 2342.


Please note that a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) criminal record check will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment screening for the successful candidate.


If you would like to apply for the Hospice at Home Health Care Assistant position, please complete your application online via NHS Jobs, www.jobs.nhs.uk.  The job reference number is J283-274


In the event of a high number of responses to this advert, Saint Francis Hospice reserves the right to close the vacancy early. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the advertised closing date then please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.


Closing date:             7th January 2022 at midday

Interview date:          3rd February 2022


View the Job Description and Person Specification for the Health Care Assistant, Hospice at Home position.





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