Location: Harrogate District
Salary: £11.00 per hour Direct Care Community based plus travel time £7.50 per hour
Hours: Bank basis
Saint Michael’s is a Harrogate based charity that exists to help people live with terminal illness and bereavement. Our services include a new Outreach Health Care Assistant (HCA) pilot, 10 bedded inpatient unit, a day therapy unit, lymphedema and bereavement services. One in three local people are supported by the work that we do.
Are you an enthusiastic, motivated Health Care Assistant looking to be involved in providing excellent palliative care. Do you wish to join a team dedicated to enhancing the provision of services within a multi-disciplinary approach for End of Life Care within the Community.
We have opportunities to join the bank of Health Care Assistants working in the community to support our Outreach HCA service pilot providing care and support in patients homes following patients care plans, and working closely with District Nurses.
Candidates will need to have experience of the care environment, and have an understanding of patient centred care, with the confidence to work independently. Knowledge of infection prevention and control, note writing, and health and safety will also be required in the role.
· Competitive rates of pay
· Paid travel time for community shifts for journeys over 20 minutes.
· Support in Training and Continuous Professional Development
· Comprehensive Induction Programme with Continuous Professional Development
· Free Uniform
· Free DBS/CRB check
· Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% and variable employee contribution
Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.
To request an information pack including job description and person specification email [email protected] or telephone 01423 876086, asking for Helen Flemming/Alison Gales.
Interviews will be arranged as soon as your application form is returned.
Please note that CVs are not accepted.