Healthcare Assistant Nights

Posted 2 months ago


Job Description

To assist and support the Registered Nurses in the delivery of individualised palliative nursing care to patients and those important to them, working across the hospice ward.

To ensure the highest possible standards of care are received by patients and those important to them, adhering to statutory regulations and Hospice policies.

To be an active member of the multi-professional team.

To treat all patients with respect and courtesy, maintaining dignity and respecting individual needs and differences, both physical and cultural.

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Who are we looking for?

At St Peter & St James Hospice we believe patients should have the best possible quality of life when suffering from life limiting illnesses.

Our inpatient unit currently has a vacancy for a caring and compassionate Healthcare Assistant to join the nursing team.

We will provide full training so it is a great opportunity to learn something new. Our ideal candidate will have:

- Excellent communication skills and an empathetic approach.
- Experience of working in a team but confidence to work independently, and unsupervised.
- Some experience of delivering hands on care, preferably on a ward, in the community or care home setting would be an advantage.

This is a great way to work around your personal commitments whilst having the opportunity to develop and learn new skills.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. If you need any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please contact us on If you have any questions about this vacancy please contact Alice Thomas, IPU Ward Manager: We will shortlist and interview candidates as applications are received.

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Job Features

Job CategoryClinical
DepartmentInpatient Unit
LocationNorth Chailey
SalarySalary Band 2 (Band 2 FTE £19,365 – £20,046 pa)
Working hours33hrs, 3 nights shifts per week Monday to Sunday
Contract typePermanent
Closing dateOngoing

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