Healthcare Assistant- South West London

England | London Area

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England | London Area
South West London - Community
Job function
Community Nursing & Care

Flexi Bank – South West London

Closing Date: 3rd April 2020

Interview Date: 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?

Marie Curie is a leading provider of care and support for those with a terminal illness at the end of their life and Marie Curie Community Nursing Service in South West London has a job that is ideal for you.

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 a patient’s home.
  • Be competent with basic IT skills.
  • Have access to a computer and internet, (which will be required to meet mandatory training requirements).
  • Be a HCA 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 a distance of 25 miles) to start your shift on time at a patient’s home at10pm and finish at 7am.
  • Work independently to deliver care according to the patient’s needs, care plan and be able to use your own initiative.

What Marie Curie offers:

  • 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
  • Free DBS Check
  • The opportunity to transfer your NHS pension
  • Marie Curie Uniform and work mobile phone
  • 24/7 Clinical Nurse Management Support

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.