Healthcare Assistant Planned Service Newcastle/Gateshead/N Tyneside


Job Description

Title: Healthcare Assistant Planned Services Salary: £10.19 per hour Hours/Contract: Full Time/Part Time/Bank Contract Type: Permanent Based: Newcastle upon Tyne Closing date:1stDecember 2021 Interview date: TBC Do you want to give excellent individualised care, to enable someone to have a peaceful end of life journey in the comfort of their own home? You will deliver care and support to people with terminal illnesses whilst also offering vital emotional support for their families. With experience of End of Life care, you're ready and able to make a real difference. Ours is a one-to-one approach to care, so you're sure to enjoy plenty of meaningful contact with patients and their families - usually in their own homes. Working without close supervision, you'll have the opportunity to use your own initiative in line with the patient's established care plan. You'll be required to carry out a range of care duties including helping patients meet their hygiene needs, monitoring symptoms, assisting with medications and keeping detailed records and emotional support to the patient and their families. What we are looking for: - Relevant community experience - S/NVQ Level 2/3 qualification or an equivalent certificate/diploma is desirable - Emotional strength and the ability to work on your own are crucial, though we will of course provide excellent on-going training and support What’s in it for you: - Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility) - Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme - Season ticket loan - Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems - Continuous development - Industry leading training programmes - Employee Assistance Programme - Flexible Working - Generous enhancements Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one. We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences. This role will be subject to receiving a satisfactory Enhanced criminal record check. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.

About us:

Every day of your life matters from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We’re a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Everyone knows our daffodil, but it’s our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve


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