Healthcare Assistant- South East London

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England | London Area
South East London
Job function
Community Nursing & Care


Flexible Hours, Flexi Bank contracts

Closing Date: 22nd July 2019

Interview Dates: TBC

Do you want to give excellent person-centred care and support to terminally ill patients and their families?

Are you passionate about giving people the opportunity to stay at home at the end of their life?

Do you live within South East London?

If your answers to the above questions are “Yes”, then Marie Curie Community Nursing Service London has a job that is ideal for you.

Marie Curie is a leading provider of care and support for those with a terminal illness at the end of their life.

 To apply you will:

  • Have some experience or knowledge of working in the Community
  • The ability to stay awake throughout the night and provide hands-on care in patients home (except Rapid Response)
  • Be competent with basic IT skills.
  • Have access to a Computer and internet, (which will be required to meet mandatory training requirements).
  • Be a Healthcare Assistant with NVQ Level 2/3 or equivalent or working towards it.
  • Hold a full driving licence and have the use of a car with Business Insurance.
  • Travel to and from your patient (up to 25 miles) to start your shift on time at a patient’s home at 10 pm and finish at 7 am, while the Rapid Response Service starts at 22:00 to 08:00.
  • Work independently to deliver care according to the patient’s needs, care plan and be able to use your own initiative.

 What Marie Curie offer:

  • Paid in house Palliative Care Training, which includes 5 days comprehensive and mandatory face to face and online training.
  • Workshops and Training Days to increase your Professional Development
  • Clinical Supervision and Team Meetings
  • As Marie Curie expands into new areas, the opportunity to work providing a dynamic variety of services, including Rapid Response Service in South East London.
  • Free DBS Check
  • The opportunity to transfer your NHS pension
  • Marie Curie Uniform, tablet and work mobile phone
  • 24/7 Clinical Nurse Management Support

We are currently employing new starters on flexi-bank contracts only. However, there are plenty of opportunities to move to a monthly hour’s contract from there.

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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