Healthcare Assistant - Rapid Response - Lincolnshire

England | Lincolnshire

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England | Lincolnshire
Job function
Community Nursing & Care
£9.89 per hour

Rapid Response Service Health Care Assistant


Full time or part time hours negotiable, per week, across 7day rota

£9.89 per hour for daytime hours, plus enhancements for evenings, nights and bank holidays.

Closing Date: 23rd November 2020

Interview Date: TBC

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

The Marie Curie Rapid Response Service, in partnership with Lincolnshire CCGS, delivers rapid and flexible out of hours nursing care and support for terminally ill patients and their carers.  We are a community based palliative care service whose aim is to respond quickly to support palliative patients and their carers within the community, usually in the patients’ own home. We aim to prevent inappropriate admission to hospital and the choice for the patient of preferred place of care.

The service works in collaboration with other providers of end of life care in the community. 

Pool cars are provided. Parking passes provided for personal cars at base.

Enhancements paid, on hours worked after 9pm up to 7am daily and 24 hours on BH.

We are an out of hours service covering evenings and nights Monday to Friday, shift times are 15.15 – 22.30. 22.30 - 08.00 then 08.00 – 15.15. to cover 24 hours at weekends and Bank Holidays. Rota to cover all 3 shifts.

The service covers the whole of Lincolnshire with bases in Lincoln, Boston and Grantham.

Applicants from all areas considered. 

What we are looking for:  

  • The Marie Curie Health Care Assistant will work alongside a Registered Nurse in the delivery of the service, at the same time as two other R.R.S teams, out in the community, covering the county.

  • The HCA reports to and will have the support of the Clinical Nurse Managers
  • Applicants would preferably have palliative care /end of life care experience, but this is not essential as training is provided. 

What’s in it for you: 

  • Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
  • Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
  • Continuous development
  • Industry leading training programmes
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Flexible Working

 For an informal discussion about the role, please call Jayne Unwin on 07515 133830.

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.  

 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.  

 We are 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.