Health Care Assistant – Community Based
Harrogate, Hambleton, Richmondshire & Rural Districts, United Kingdom
£21,400 + mileage inc. travel time paid
Saint Michael's Hospice
Closing Date: Oct, 30
Summary: We have opportunities to join our team of Health Care Assistants working in the community, providing excellent palliative care and support in patients homes following patients care plans, and working closely with District Nurses.

 

Hours:                   40 hours per week (Part Time + Bank also required)

Shift Times:         8am-1pm, 1pm-5pm & 5pm -10pm – 7 days a week

Are you an experienced Health Care Assistant looking to be involved in providing care to patients within their own homes within your local community?

We have opportunities to join our team of Health Care Assistants working in the community, providing excellent palliative 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 understand patient-centered care and have the confidence to work independently within the community. Knowledge of infection prevention and control, safeguarding best practices, and health and safety will also be required in the role.

Candidates will need to have a driving license and access to their own vehicle to travel between patient addresses.

We are also looking for staff to work part-time and staff to work on the bank rota.

Benefits include:

  • £10.30 per hour for travel time, paid after you have been traveling for 20 minutes at the start of each day, and at the end of each day.
  • Mileage paid at 45p per mile.
  • 35 days paid holiday per year (pro-rata).
  • Support in training and Continuous Professional Development
  • Comprehensive induction programme
  • Paid Enhanced DBS check
  • Free car parking at North Yorkshire Hospice Care sites
  • Contributory Pension Scheme with an employer contribution of 8%
  • Free Group Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Access to staff support
  • Opportunity to network within a wider group of likeminded professionals
  • A chance to forge and develop the career you love

You will be joining an organisation that is driven, caring, and responsive and you will be playing an important role in enabling us to provide our highly valued services to the people of Harrogate, Hambleton, Richmondshire & Rural Districts.

We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age, or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained including successful applicants being required to undertake an enhanced DBS Check.  Disclosure expense will be met by the employer.

North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice, and Talking Spaces. North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (2121179).

For more information on the role, please contact us on [email protected] or on 01423 876086 and we can arrange for you to have a discussion with the team, or please click Apply and you will be forwarded to our website, where a full Job Description is available.

Telephone screening will take place soon after application with successful candidates being invited for interviews, which will take place in Harrogate.

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