Healthcare Assistant South West Essex

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67669
Location
England | Essex
Location
South West Essex
Job function
Community Nursing & Care
Salary
£11.65 per hour (night rate) plus weekend enhancements and mileage paid
Description

Healthcare Assistants 

Vacancies in South West Essex

Permanent

Nights

Full and part time hours

Closing date: 30th August 2019

Interview date: TBC

As a Healthcare Assistant with Marie Curie, you'll be there for people in their time of greatest need. We provide free specialist care and support to patients with terminal illnesses whilst offering vital emotional support for their families. It's all about giving them the best possible quality of life. The support we offer is tailored to meet individuals' medical, social, spiritual and emotional needs.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Healthcare Assistants to join our teams in South West Essex. You will be working across all our commissioned night services and will be part of a team providing excellent individualized care, enabling patients to be cared for and die in their own homes surrounded by their families and loved ones. A driver's license and the use of a car insured for business use are essential.

You will need an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Health and Social Care and you must have relevant experience in Palliative Care.

In return, you will have the opportunity to access a generous portfolio of training and education, management support, clinical supervision and an occupational pension scheme (NHS pension transferable).

For an informal discussion please contact Joan Howlett, Clinical Nurse Manager on 07715 812081.

Marie Curie is here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. Marie Curie offers expert care, guidance and support to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Our Marie Curie nurses and healthcare assistants work night and day, in people’s homes across the UK, providing hands-on care and vital emotional support. Our Marie Curie hospices offer specialist round-the-clock care. And Marie Curie support people throughout their illness by giving practical information, support from trained volunteers and being there when someone wants to talk.

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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