HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT HOSPICE AT HOME

Hours of work: 18-24 hours per week

Shifts; predominately evening; 9.00 am – 3.00pm and 4.00 pm – 10.00 pm including weekends and bank holidays

Hospice Pay Band 2 £17,460 - £17,958 pro rata (depending on skills and experience)

Car driver and access to car essential.

Birmingham St Marys Hospice are recruiting to our [email protected] team, who provide personal, pyscho-social and spiritual support to patients with life limiting illnesses and their families at home. The aim of the service is to provide care at a time of identified need, and to help avoid unnecessary and unwanted admission to hospital in the last weeks and days of life. The team are a part of an integrated community team and there are opportunities to work across all community services, as well as Inpatient Unit.

This is an exciting time to join the [email protected] team, as due to the success of the service, it is extending to include evenings. New positions have arisen within a dynamic progressive team. We would like to hear from you if you would like to work within a caring and supportive environment and as part of a valued team.

Are you a Health Care Assistant (HCA) who is passionate about the delivery of excellent care?

Are you compassionate, caring and willing to go the ‘extra mile’ in supporting excellent end of life care?

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your nursing skills?  

Are you a positive thinker with the ability to work within a team?

This recruitment is to support the extension of this successful [email protected] into the evenings. There will be some flexibility with the opportunity to work in our inpatient unit and day hospice services. Excellent communication skills are essential. Interested applicants should have excellent communication skills. There will be a comprehensive induction programme for this role.

For further information about the role email:

Helen Smith- Integrated Community Team Leader - [email protected]

Esther Reilly-Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist - [email protected]

Finola Moore, Sister – Hospice at Home - [email protected]

You can download the Job Description and Person Specification, an Application Form and Equality Opportunities Monitoring Form, by clicking on the links below:

Job Description and Person Specification Health Care Assistant Hospice at Home

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form 

Please note you are required to complete an application form; CVs alone will not be accepted.

Completed forms should be returned to: [email protected]

Closing date:  Noon, Friday 25th January 2019

Interview date: Friday 8th February 2019  

 

Registered charity no 503456

 

The Hospice is committed to developing a diverse workforce, representative of the communities it serves. We ask you, therefore, to complete the Equal Opportunities monitoring form to help us in this aim.