Assistant Practitioner - Kirklees Fast Track Service

England | Bradford Hospice

This vacancy is now closed

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England | Bradford Hospice
Greater Huddersfield & North Kirklees
Job function
Community Nursing & Care
£13,478 per annum for 22.5 hours per week

Hours: Permanent, Part-Time (22.5 hours per week)

Location: Marie Curie Bradford Hospice

Closing Date: 4th August 2020

Marie Curie is 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.

We are recruiting an Assistant Practitioner to be part of our service to provide End of Life care to patients in the North Kirklees area.  The service will be coordinated from our Marie Curie Hospice in Bradford. 

Acting within your professional boundaries, you will provide specialist palliative care to the patient from initial point of contact to include, history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of that care. You must be competent in assuring that interventions are enabled to effectively support the patient their relatives and carers in order to ensure that the patient’s choice, dignity and end-of life wishes are realised. You will demonstrate safe, clinical decision making and expert care, including assessment and diagnostic skills for patients receiving end-of–life care. You will have the ability to demonstrate critical decision making and will work collaboratively in the team to meet the needs of patients.

It is essential that you have a foundation level degree in the health and care sector (which includes OT and physio), and will be keen to further develop skills in a specialist setting. The ability to drive with access to a vehicle insured for business use is also essential for this role.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career and would like to part of this exciting Community service, then then please apply today!

If you would like more information on this role please contact Nigel Taylor on 07469376540

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.

Marie Curie is committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.