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Cancer Support Senior Health Care Assistant

Job Description

We have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our Cancer Services team as a Health Care Assistant Trust; we are looking for a motivated and hardworking individual to join our Macmillan and Oncology team. You will work within this dedicated team to assist and support the relevant medical and nursing team members with both nursing and non-nursing duties, to enable them to care for Haematology and Oncology day cases and out patients. This diverse role will include clinical nursing skills as appropriate to the role including performing phlebotomy and supporting the receptionists with clerical and reception duties as required.

You should have experience of working as a Health care assistant , and have knowledge of customer care. We are looking for individuals with excellent communication skills, the ability to work well under pressure, and a desire to provide a first class service for patients and clinical teams.

This rapidly expanding modern and busy unit offers many training opportunities for their staff, recent developments have led to investment and ongoing development plans for a large cancer centre onsite .This developing service is supported by a forward thinking & supportive Management Team, Nurse Practitioners, Palliative Care Team & Macmillan Information and Support Centre.

We firmly believe in holistic care, complementary therapy, clinical psychology and Citizen Advice Bureau all have clinics in the unit. We also offer carers and patient support groups.

Opportunities to develop skills & for further study.

Interviews are due to take place on the 21st November 2016.

Unfortunately only short listed applicants will be contacted. Candidates with a disability that meet the minimum criteria will be guaranteed an interview. Disclosure and Baring Service Checks may be required for new employees.

Milton Keynes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Sally Burnie
Head of Cancer Services and Lead Cancer Nurse :  ( Phone number removed ) 

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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