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Health Care Assistant – Children’s team

Organisation
Rennie Grove Hospice Care
Post date
11 May 2021
Closing date
24 May 2021
Location
Tring/ St Albans
Salary
Rennie Grove Band 3 £18,366 - £21,678 pa pro rata
Hours
22.5 - 37.5 hours per week
Contact email
jobs@renniegrove.org

As a Health Care Assistant with Rennie Grove in the Children’s team you will provide personalised holistic care and support to children with life threatening and life limiting conditions and their families at home for those identified as requiring respite/short break care.

You’ll need:

  • care Certificate/NVQ level 2/Nursery Nurse Qualification
  • recent experience within a care setting
  • relevant experience in assisting patients with their personal hygiene
  • proven experience of working effectively in a team
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • ability to work effectively in an emotionally demanding environment
  • a caring and empathetic approach
  • ability to work autonomously and as an effective member of the team
  • ability to maintain confidentiality.

We can offer:

  • a supportive environment
  • personal development
  • flexible working
  • opportunities to volunteer
  • generous annual leave entitlement
  • passionate team with quality at the heart of what we do.

At Rennie Grove Hospice Care, we’re all about making every moment matter for our patients and families, and you can play your part in that. We provide care and support for adults and children diagnosed with cancer and other life-limiting illness, and their families, visiting day and night. It’s important work and, to make it all happen, we need talented and passionate people.

For an informal chat about this role contact Sam Howard, Director of Nursing & Patient Services on 07387 411324.

Are you ready to make a difference? apply on NHS jobs: https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/direct_apply/?vac_ref=916514778

Closing: 24 May 2021 at 12 noon

Interviews: 3 June 2021

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