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Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: J286-A-19-0364

Havens Hospices
10,672.20 - 12,268.80

J’s Community Healthcare Assistant


Part Time – 22.5 hours per week

Salary – Band 3

Location – North Essex


We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Healthcare Assistant to work within the North Essex Team in the community hospice. You will be supporting young adults with complex physical and learning needs in their own homes and their community. You will work closely with the nurses and wellbeing team to ensure the young adults’ needs are met within their plan of care. Elements of the role will include delivering care independently in patients’ homes such as administering prescribed medications.


You will have a passion for young adult palliative care and be keen to develop skills in community, young adult and learning disability care. You will need to be a flexible team member, have excellent communication and the ability to work autonomously. You will hold an NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care, have a full driving license and be a car owner.


Staff Benefits

  • 33 days annual leave (pro-rata) rising to 38 days with length of service (Including bank holidays)
  • Perkbox retailer discount scheme
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for pension and annual leave purchase
  • Competitive pension schemes and NHS pension for continuing members
  • Learning and Development team committed to personal and professional development, offering a number of education opportunities
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Wellbeing sessions (monthly)

 Closing date: 29th July 2019


The J’ is a wholly owned subsidiary of Havens Christian Hospice (Registered Charity No:1022119; Registered Company No: 2805007). Accordingly, the post holder will be employed by Havens Christian Hospices.

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