Salary: £16,051 – £18,751 p.a. pro rata / Equivalent to AfC Band 2 or £17,584 – £20,434 p.a. pro rata / Equivalent to AfC Band 3 depending on qualifications and experience
Princess Alice Hospice is one of the top ten hospices in the UK providing specialist palliative care and support to a community of more than a million people living in Surrey, south west London and Middlesex. Our superb Hospice building houses our Day Services and a purpose-built In-Patient Unit with the capacity to care for 24 highly complex patients at any one time, offering those who need to stay with us a private, ensuite room with large doors that open out onto our garden, courtyard or decking area.
Working alongside other members of the hospice multi-professional team, our healthcare assistants take pride in delivering care of an extremely high standard with a ‘can do’ attitude. As a new member of our nursing team you will be fully supported, whilst gaining essential knowledge and skills in specialist palliative care in a challenging but uplifting environment. You will also have the opportunity to gain an extensive range of generic clinical nursing skills.
We can offer:
- High staff/patient ratios
- Structured induction and strong mentorship
- Excellent training and development opportunities
- Flexibility with regard to shift patterns
- Excellent staff support
- Excellent staff facilities and environment
We are looking for motivated Healthcare Assistants who have excellent care values, a strong sense of team spirit and a passion for delivering high quality, compassionate patient and family focused care.
Health care assistants should possess a good standard of general education and have some experience of delivering nursing care, preferably on a ward, in the Community or care home.
Senior healthcare assistants should possess relevant NVQ/QCF qualifications and have experience of nursing palliative care patients
Interviews will be held at the hospice on 29 January 2016 and 1 February 2016.
For further information or an application pack please contact the HR Department, stating which vacancy you are applying for, on 01372 461852 (24 hr answerphone) or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Online applications can also be made via the Princess Alice website.
Closing Date: 15 February 2016
Interview Dates: 29 January 2016 & 1 February 2016