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Band 2 Healthcare Assistant (In Patient Unit)

Employer
St Luke's Hospice (Har
Location
Harrow and Brent
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
27 Nov 2021

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a Healthcare Assistant to join our In Patient Unit which is based at St Luke's Hospice working over a seven day flexible rota.

St Luke's Hospice - Caring for Harrow and Brent St Luke's Hospice cares for people approaching the end of their life in Harrow and Brent. We aim to give the people we care for the best possible quality of life, each and every day. Supporting local people and their families is at the heart of what we do - focusing on what matters the most to them is at the centre of our care.

The care we give is free of charge, available to all, and respects the cultures, religions and beliefs in our richly diverse community. Our care is given with compassion and dignity and involves not just looking after the patient, but also includes supporting the people closest to them.

We receive around 40% of our funding from the NHS and the rest is raised from the amazing generosity of the organisations and people who make our care possible. Our local community is a vital partner in our care, kindly supporting us through their donations and fundraising alongside the dedication of over 800 incredible volunteers who freely give us their time to support the best possible end of life care for local people.

Job Purpose and scope

  • Proactively contribute to the delivery of high quality, safe, evidence based care
  • Under the direction of a multi skilled team, support the assessment, planning and evaluation of individualised patient centred care, ensuring a holistic approach that is sensitive and responsive to the patients' ever changing needs
  • To support the smooth running of a shift, ensuring staff and patients are safe and comfortable
  • To maintain a respectful non-judgmental and caring attitude ensuring the St Luke's Hospice vision and philosophy of care is integral to the care delivered and role undertaken
  • As a member of the wider St Luke's Hospice staff, demonstrate delivery of the St Luke's Hospice agreed vision and values

For extensive list of duties please refer to Job Description

Interviews on a rolling basis until successful candidate is recruited

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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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