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Palliative Homecare Assistant

Job Description

We are seeking experienced healthcare assistant required to work with terminally ill service users within their own home.

You must have at least 6 months experience within palliative care, a full UK driving license and your own transport as you will be expected to travel.

Work will be in a variety of areas such as Gateshead, Newcastle, Co Durham, Sunderland and South Tyneside.

Job Benefits

  • Free Training, including online e-learning centre
  • Flexible hours and variety of work - work where you want when you want
  • Weekly pay
  • Member advantage scheme - big savings on poplar household names
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Opportunity to work towards Health & Social Care diploma
  • Continuing support and development
  • Cost of uniform refunded
  • Holiday pay
  • Pension

Duties of the Job

  • Prompting medication
  • Assist with activities of daily living
  • Assist with domestic duties
  • Assist with personal care
  • Ensure health, safety and welfare of clients
  • Record Keeping - maintaining up to date reports such as care plans
  • Maintain regular communication with branch manager
  • Provide complex care
  • Provide personalised care & support
  • Respect the individuality and confidentiality of each client
  • To communicate effectively
  • To work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team

Job Specific Requirements

  • A caring disposition
  • A strong sense of responsibility
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Car driver
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good team player
  • Experience of working in palliative care
  • Experience of working in elderly care
  • Good standard of spoken and written English
  • Minimum 6 months experience
  • Professional, friendly and a willing disposition
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Smart and professional appearance

Job Requirements