Thorpe Hall Hospice, Peterborough PE3 6LW
Salary: £15,250 per annum
Full/Part time and bank shifts over various days/shifts including weekends and unsocial hours, no nights
Thorpe Hall is a Sue Ryder hospice, based in Peterborough. We’re here for people aged 18 and over who are dying from conditions like cancer, heart failure and lung disease. We offer a range of support to patients and their families including community and inpatient care. Our day services are open to those with long term conditions who come along to join in activities and outings, and exercise. Our expert care team includes doctors, registered nurses, nursing assistants, physiotherapists, occupational and complementary therapists, social workers, bereavement support workers and volunteer befrienders.
Thanks to the generous support of Morrisons, our Hospice at Home service is due to launch in Oct 2015 and we are looking for Senior Nursing Assistants to join the team.
The service operates 24hrs a day, 7 days a week with varying shift patterns.
Applicants should be enthusiastic and highly motivated to provide a high standard of care for our patients and their families. Previous experience within the community, a palliative care setting preferred. To do this you’ll need a S.NVQ/QCF Level 3 or equivalent. Professional development opportunities are available. Own transport essential.
- NHS pension transferable
- Free parking
- 25 days holiday rising to 30 plus bank holidays (Pro rata if part-time)
- Option to buy and sell holiday up to 5 days
- Private pension matched at either 3% or 5%
- Auto enrolment pension scheme
- 24 hour employee assistance line for free advice such as legal and
- PeoplePerks – discounts with hundreds of retailers and services that can amount to an average annual saving of GBP 350.
- 20% staff discount available on the New Goods website – The website has an amazing range of new goods – including homewares, gifts, children’s toys and furniture, musical instruments and dolls houses.
- Childcare Vouchers
- Cycle to work scheme
- Development opportunities for all
- Free tea and coffee
At Sue Ryder not only do we treat more conditions than any other UK charity in our hospices, neurological care centres and out in the community; we also campaign to improve the lives of people living with them. We see the person, not the condition, taking time to understand the small things that help that person live the fullest life they can. Our shops, fundraising and volunteers support us to be there for people at the most difficult time of their lives.