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Palliative Care Support Worker

Organisation
Keech Hospice Care
Post date
13 May 2024
Closing date
19 May 2024
Location
Luton
Salary
£22,410 - £25,372
Hours
37.5
Contact email
abdul.khalique@keech.org.uk

Do you have the desire and passion to make the difference when it matters the most? Are you a Health Care Assistant experienced in caring for adults, looking for a new challenge to utilise your caring skills and knowledge in the speciality of palliative care; or someone with life experience and the motivation to use that learning to support patients and their loved ones?

We are recruiting for an Adults Palliative Care Support Worker (PCSW), who will be dedicated to providing professional and compassionate healthcare support to patients through periods of change as their illness progresses, and as they approach end of life.

We are looking for colleagues to join us who share in our vision for continuous service development to reach those that need us, and support our organisational values.

Need to know more, then you are very welcome to come and meet some of the team and have a look around the hospice.

  • Provide patient centred care
  • Show compassion when communicating with patients and their families
  • Support colleagues in providing high-quality palliative and end-of-life care, including pre and post bereavement support.
  • Actively engage in the training opportunities to develop your palliative care knowledge and skills
  • Recognise the importance of sharing experiences to manage your own wellbeing, and encourage others to do the same

Essential

  • Previous work or personal experience in caring for patients
  • Ability to work with others and unsupervised
  • Confident to work within your own level of competence and ask for help when needed
  • Able to prioritise and adapt to change
  • Motivated to develop a career in palliative care

Desirable

  • Health Care qualification or attendance at Palliative Care training sessions
  • Experience of caring for patients at end of life

Benefits

  • Continuity of your NHS pension scheme
  • Access to specialist internal training and additional external courses
  • Supported Training through Mentoring and Clinical Coaches
  • Annually develop and progress through the pay grade banding on a competency-based framework
  • 29 days annual leave PLUS Bank Holidays
  • Free onsite secure parking
  • Buy & Sell holidays
  • £500 referral scheme incentive
  • Onsite subsidised restaurant
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Health Cash plan
  • Wellbeing & Employee Assistant Program
  • Blue Light Discount Card

Continue what you love doing by making a positive impact on the lives of your patient and their families, join our team at Keech Hospice Care. Apply now to be part of a compassionate community dedicated to delivering exceptional palliative care services, by following the link here.

Keech Hospice is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity in our workplace. We appreciate the unique perspectives and experiences everyone brings, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment.

All prospective employees will be required to undergo a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check. The level of check is dependent on the role and designed to ensure safer and more well-informed recruitment decisions.

We are committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of the individuals we serve and will take appropriate measures to safeguard them.

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