Senior Healthcare Assistant - Community Team

We are looking for healthcare assistants to join our community team to contribute to the provision of high-quality holistic care for patients at home. We have full and part time positions available with hours to suit.


Your main responsibilities will be to assist with patients’ personal care, helping to move, position and mobilise patients and observing their general condition in line with the care plan, reporting any changes as required. You will assist with patients’ nutritional needs and update the patient record system.


To be considered for this post you will need to have an NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or an equivalent qualification and previous experience in a health care setting. You should also be aware of the physical and emotional needs of patients suffering from a life-limiting illness and those of their relatives and carers and be kind and caring in your approach. Good teamwork and the ability to work a full range of shifts between the hours of 08.00- 21.30 everyday on a rota. You will need to hold a UK Driving Licence with access to a vehicle with Class 1 business insurance.


In return, we can offer you the support of a full multi-professional team, access to a range of staff support services and the opportunity to be involved in developing new initiatives. We reward our staff with autonomy in their role and a supportive culture that encourages healthy work life balance. Benefits include: 5% Employer pension contribution, 27 days annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays, free parking and on-site catering.


Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification attached. All applications will be marked against the criteria specified therein.


For more information of for an informal discussion, please call Cathy Hunt or Marion Eaton on 01462 679540.


Closing date for applications: 31st July 2024. Please note that we are actively reviewing applications and interviews will be held on a rolling basis. The advert may close early if a successful candidate is found. Garden House Hospice Care are proud to be disability confident and reasonable adjustments will be made for applicants with disabilities. We can only accept applications from candidates with the Right to Work in the UK.  

Safeguarding is of paramount importance to us; all successful candidates are required to undergo a DBS check, regardless of role.

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