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Healthcare Assistant Band 3

Job Reference: 822-BCH8199

Employer:
Bristol Community Health CIC
Department:
End of Life Care Team
Location:
Avonmouth, Bristol
Salary:
£18,813 to £20,795 per annum, pro rata

Bristol Community Health is an employee owned, not-for-profit social enterprise providing over 50 healthcare services in Bristol and the surrounding areas. We are changing the way health and social care works in our communities, from walk-in clinics and in-home patient care to support in schools, health centres and prisons.

Ours is a people first model where care is delivered in the best place for the person who needs it, by people who are constantly striving to excel. We are aligned to NHS agenda for change and offer great pensions, generous leave and comprehensive training.


The Palliative Care Home Support Service provides personal care and emotional support for patients who wish to die at home.

Are you an enthusiastic and experienced health care assistant with an interest in palliative care? We have exciting full time and part time opportunities for band 3 health care assistants within our existing and committed team. Your role will be to work closely with the community team and families to provide personal care and emotional support for patients in their own homes in their last weeks of life.

Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential together with a proven ability of working well in a team. You will be required to travel across Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

Our service provides care 7 days a week.

For an informal visit or further information please contact the team on:

0117 9828545 and ask for either the Service Manager or the Care Coordinator.

 




Please note the following changes which will impact all roles advertised by Bristol Community Health (BCH).

  • From 1 April 2020, Adult Community Health Services in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire will be provided by Sirona care & health. Therefore any adult services posts advertised by BCH will be transferred to Sirona after this date, alongside staff directly involved in the delivery of the contract. Like BCH, Sirona are committed to delivering quality care and will endeavour to transition these services with minimal disruption to patients and staff.
  • BCH has issued notice on the following contracts:
    • Community Children’s Healthcare Services Contract (currently provided under a sub-contract to Sirona). This contract is likely to end on 31 March 2020 and to transfer to Sirona, although this is not confirmed. Therefore if you are appointed to a role within Community Children’s Healthcare Services you are likely to be transferred to the new provider on or around 01 April 2020, alongside staff directly involved in the delivery of this contract.
    • Diabetic Eye Screening Service Contract - his contract is in the process of being re-procured and is likely to end on or shortly after 31 March 2020, although this date has not yet been confirmed. If you are appointed to a role within the Diabetic Eye Screening Service you are likely to be transferred to the new provider on or around 01 April 2020, alongside staff involved in the delivery of this contract.
    • Offender Health Services Contract – it is likely this contract will end on or around 31 March 2020 although this date is not confirmed. A new provider for this contract has yet to be agreed but if you are appointed to a role within Offender Health Services you are likely to be transferred to a new provider on or around 01 April 2020, alongside other staff involved in the delivery of this contract.

BCH is committed to supporting the smooth transition of staff and services to new providers. For more information, contact briscomhealth.jobs@nhs.net.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) 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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