Senior Healthcare Assistants/Healthcare Assistants (In-Patient Unit)

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Job Title: Senior Healthcare Assistants/Healthcare Assistants (In-Patient Unit) 

Salary: Equivalent to Band 2 – £16,314 – £18,751 p.a. pro rata

Equivalent to Band 3 – £17,584 – £20,434 p.a. pro rata

includes 5% fringe London Weighting

Depending on qualifications and experience

Hours: Full-time / Part-time / Bank

Princess Alice Hospice is one of the top ten adult 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

If you think you have the right values for our organisation you will be supported by a programme of continuous training and development. If you wish to find out more information and to complete your application form please visit our website.

Contact HR Department: 01372 461852 or

Closing Date: 9 November 2015           

Interview Dates: 25/27 November 2015

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