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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/03/2022.

Healthcare Assistant West Cornwall

Job Reference: L35-1790

Marie Curie
West Cornwall
£19,870.50 pro rate per annum + enhancements

Title:Healthcare Assistant - Multivisit Service (days)

Salary Information:£19,870.50 pro rate per annum plus enhancements

Hours/Contract:Full Time, Part Time & Bank hours available


Closing date:14th March 2022

Interview date:18th March 2022


An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic Healthcare Assistants to join our End of Life Care Service providing care throughout West Cornwall.


This service will be able to respond quickly to support patients and their carers who are eligible for end of life care support in their own homes. It gives us the ability to offer one to one holistic care for people, supporting them at a time of their greatest need, in the place they have chosen to be, right up until the end of their life.


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 duties including monitoring symptoms, helping to assist with medications, undertake simple dressings and continence care, and keeping detailed records. You'll also help patients to meet their hygiene and dietary needs.


What we are looking for:

  • Previous experience in a similar care role and a real interest in offering exceptional end of life care
  • A current & valid driving licence
  • Time management skills
  • Experience of working with minimal/without supervision
  • Empathy and understanding of patient issues
  • A level two qualification in care is desirable but not essential, however, a willingness to learn and develop specialist skills in end of life care is essential.


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
  • Generous Enhancements
    • £12.22 per hour Weekday Nights

    • £13.25Weekend nights (Saturday)

    • £14.77 Weekend nights (Sundayand bank holidays)


Click here to view our full job description.


For more information or an informal chat please contact our Clinical Nurse Manager,Kathryn Bowman, Cornwall –07730617824


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

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.


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