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Healthcare Assistant

Job Description

Marie Curie is here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. Marie Curie offers expert care, guidance and support to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Our Marie Curie nurses and healthcare assistants work night and day, in people’s homes across the UK, providing hands-on care and vital emotional support. Our Marie Curie hospices offer specialist round-the-clock care. And Marie Curie support people throughout their illness by giving practical information, support from trained volunteers and being there when someone wants to talk.

Healthcare Assistants

Vacancies in Dorchester and Weymouth, Dorset

£943 per hour plus enhancements

Permanent contract, Nights

Full and part time hours & Bank Contracts available

As a Healthcare Assistant with Marie Curie, you'll be there for people in their time of greatest need. We provide free specialist care and support to patients with terminal illnesses whilst offering vital emotional support for their families. It's all about giving them the best possible quality of life. The support we offer is tailored to meet individuals' medical, social, spiritual and emotional needs.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Healthcare Assistants to join our teams in Dorchester or Weymouth. You will be working across all our commissioned night services and will be part of a team providing excellent individualised care, enabling patients to be cared for and die in their own homes surrounded by their families and loved ones. A driver's license and the use of a car insured for business use are essential.

You will need an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Health and Social Care and you must have relevant experience in Palliative Care.

In return, you will have the opportunity to access a generous portfolio of training and education, management support, clinical supervision and an occupational pension scheme (NHS pension transferable).

For an informal discussion please contact Kate Norris, Clinical Nurse Manager on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Closing date: 31 October 2016

Interview date: 10 November 2016

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