Saint Michael’s Hospice
Salary: £7.68 per hour plus shift enhancements
Hours: variable shifts as part of the bank rota
Saint Michael’s is a Harrogate based charity that exists to help people live with terminal illness and bereavement. One in three local people are supported by the work that we do.
We are currently looking to expand our pool of Bank staff of Health Care Assistants.
Applications are invited from suitably experienced Health Care Assistant who would like to join Saint Michael’s Clinical team in ensuring provision of high levels of specialist palliative care within a multi-disciplinary approach.
The Health Care Assistant role includes supporting patients in activities of daily living, following agreed programmes of care, producing accurate records of care and proving support to carers, family and visitors.
As a member of the Bank team you will be required to work flexible shifts to support the staffing needs of our In Patient Unit, a minimum of two shifts every month will be required in order to maintain consistency and keep up to date with the relevant training.
Experience in a palliative care setting, excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a patient centered approach are essential. Understanding of H&S, Infection prevention and control as well as multi-disciplinary and team working.
All successful candidates will be required to participate in induction training.
Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.
Please note that CVs are not accepted.
To request an information pack including job description and person specification email [email protected] or telephone 01423 876086, asking for Helen Flemming/Alison Gales.
Completed applications to be received by 9am on Tuesday 28th November 2017
Interviews will be held on Thursday 7th December at Crimple House.