30/ 37.5 hours per week, Rennie Grove Band 3
Rennie Grove Hospice Care is a charity providing care and support for patients diagnosed with cancer and other life-limiting illness and their families. Every year through our 24/7 Hospice at Home service, our Family Support services and the range of Day Services at Grove House we give thousands of patients in Herts and Bucks the choice to stay at home, surrounded by their families and friends.
We are seeking a permanent Health Care Assistant to join our South Bucks team. As part of a busy and dynamic team, you will provide the nursing care that meets the emotional and physical needs of the patients and their families. You are expected to respect confidentiality at all times. You will be expected to work alone when required but will always be able to contact a trained Rennie Grove nurse. Care may also be shared with other team members, District Nurses or other Health Care professionals. The hours for this post will initially be worked from Monday to Friday but flexible working may be required to meet the needs of the service.
Comprehensive training will be given for this position, plus opportunities for ongoing development.
Benefits include 27 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays per annum (pro rata) and options to sustain your NHS pension (additional personal contributions will be required).
NVQ Health and Social Care Level 2 is an essential requirement of this role and you will be required to complete NVQ Level 3 within the first year of your employment.
A car and current UK driving licence are essential and the position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
For further information and to download a job description and application form, please visit the Rennie Grove website or call the HR team on 01494 877213.
Closing Date: 12pm, 2 February 2016
Interviews: 17 February 2016