Health Care Assistant

Location: Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice, 185 Bostall Hill, Abbey Wood SE2 0GB

Salary: £19,469 - £21,255 (incl.) AFC Band 2

Closing Date: July 19, 2019

At the Hospice, we have an excellent Hospice@Home Team and are recruiting to a band 2 AfC Health Care Assistant. This service provides care and support to people in the borough of Greenwich at the end of their lives, supporting them in their own homes. We are seeking an enthusiastic and caring Health Care Assistant to join the Hospice’s team.

 

The successful candidate will work as part of the multidisciplinary team, primarily delivering care in Patients’ homes under the direction of the team leader, this post also requires flexibility to work within our Inpatient Unit if required.

 

These post offers the opportunity to work alongside and learn from colleagues with palliative care expertise providing support to our patients on a 7 day week rota basis from 8am to 8pm.

 

The successful candidates will need to have some experience of caring in either a paid for voluntary capacity, and will demonstrate a commitment to providing a high standard of care to patients.

 

With a sound understanding of health and safety, nutrition and hydration and infection control, candidates will demonstrate excellent communication skills and an ability to meet patients’ physical, social and psychological needs appropriately as they approach end of life. A current driving license and access to a car for business use is essential for this post.

 

Closing date for applications: Friday 19th July 2019 

 

If you would like further information,please ring the HR Administrator on 0208 320 5807

Email: recruitment@gbch.org.uk

The Hospice reserves the right to close the vacancy early in the event of a high volume of applicants. Please submit your application at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.

 

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.



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