Healthcare Assistant Band 2 – West Midlands

England | West Midlands Hospice

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England | West Midlands Hospice
West Midlands Hospice and The Hospice at Home Community Team
Job function
Hospice Nursing & Care
AFC Band 2 - £18,005 to £19,337 depending on experience

Health Care Assistant - Rotational post - West Midlands Hospice -Solihull

AFC Band 2 salary - £18,005 to £19,337 depending on experience

37.5 hours per week / Permanent / Part Time

An exciting opportunity of a new role whereby successful candidates will work within a rotational post, working in the hospice in patient unit and within the Hospice at home community team.

We are only looking for Health Care Assistants who have experience working within a health care setting in particular Palliative care or the community.

Candidates need to have experience, motivation and core nursing skills. You will work within a multi-disciplinary team that focuses on Person centered care, providing excellent patient care to patients and their families at the hospice or within their own homes.  In order to join our team we require you to have at least one year’s HCA experience with preference given to those who hold their NVQ level 2/3 qualification and have experience caring for terminally ill patients. You will be highly motivated and energised, be an excellent communicator and work well both individually and within a team.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to work within a dedicated team that focuses on Person Centered care. The pattern of work is primarily on a shift basis of 12.5 hours. long days and long nights inclusive of weekends and bank holidays. We have more than one position available. We are looking for someone on a full-time basis of 37.5 hours, however there is opportunity for part-time hours.

We offer our HCAs a structured induction and access to training and development.

Due to the nature of the role a flexible approach and access and use of a car is essential.  


For more information or an informal chat please contact Andrea Salmon, or Elaine Pillinger,


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.


Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work.  We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.


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.


This role will be subject to receiving a satisfactory Enhanced criminal record check.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early.  Agencies need not apply.