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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/11/2020.

Healthcare Assistant - Bristol, N. Somerset and South Gloucester

Job Reference: L35-L35-71577

Marie Curie
Caring Services
Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucester
£19,286 per annum pro rata

Hours/Contract: Part time - 108 hours per month

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing date:29th November 2020

Interview date: TBC


Do you want to give excellent individualised care, to enable someone to die in their own home?


An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic Healthcare Assistants to join our teams in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucester. You will deliver care and support to people with terminal illnesses whilst also offering vital emotional support for their families.


With experience of End of Life care, you're ready and able to make a real difference. Ours is a one-to-one approach to care, so you're sure to enjoy plenty of meaningful contact with patients and their families - usually in their own homes. Working without close supervision, you'll have the opportunity to use your own initiative in line with the patient's established care plan. You'll be required to carry out a range of care duties including helping patients meet their hygiene needs, monitoring symptoms, assisting with medications and keeping detailed records and emotional support to the patient and their families.




What we are looking for:


    • Relevant community experience
    • S/NVQ Level 2/3 qualification or an equivalent certificate/diploma is desirable
    • Emotional strength and the ability to work on your own are crucial, though we will of course provide excellent on-going training and support
    • Generous enhancements:

£11.87 per hour Weekday Nights

£12.86 Weekend nights and bank holidays


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 please contact our Service Manager for Herefordshire, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucester, Lisa Yarwood on 07925 890 716



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.

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