Healthcare Assistant

Dorchester, Dorset, England
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Marie Curie £22383.0 - 22383.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£22383.0 - 22383.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Studying
Posted
27 Feb 2024
Closes
2 Jul 2024

Job Description

Healthcare Assistants - Expression of Interest
Dorset, United Kingdom
Who are we?
Marie Curie is one of the UK's most loved charities and the leader in end-of-life care and support. We're fighting for a better end of life for all because we believe that every day of your life matters - from the first to the last.
You may have seen our recent TV advert here
Dorset is a county in Southeast England. Known for its beautiful Jurassic Coast. Full of postcard villages and towns, with many Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and thriving cultural scene. not only a popular family destination but a place of tucked-away communities, with a thriving arts and culture scene and stunning prehistoric landscapes. It's a truly beautiful place to live and work.
The opportunity
At Marie Curie we care about you and your career, and we seek to provide opportunities to ensure our employees are constantly learning new things and feeling challenged in their role.
As a result, we would like to stay connected with you via this expression of interest for any Healthcare Assistant vacancies in our Dorset region now and over the next 6 months.

Our Days service, multi visit service provide care to people at the end of life. delivering care on a 1:1 basis to support patients and families with palliative diagnosis in their own homes. There are a variety of hours available in this exciting developing service including the following permanent contracts.
Our Night services and shifts run from 10pm - 7am, delivering care on a 1:1 basis to support patients and families with palliative diagnosis in their own homes. There are a variety of hours available in this exciting developing service including the following permanent contracts.


How will I make a difference?
You'll be required to carry out a range of care duties including helping patients meet their hygiene needs, monitoring symptoms, assisting with medications, keeping detailed records and emotional support to the patient and their families/most important people. No day is the same, but it will include such purposeful work as:
- Nurturing compassionate person-centred relationships and effective communication.
- Holding honest, well-informed conversations focused on what matters to the person and those important to them.
- Holistic assessment, care planning and supporting with care needs.
- Symptom management, maintaining comfort and wellbeing at the end of life.
- Supporting people to develop an advanced care planning statement that makes their choices and wishes clear to others.
- Supporting significant others to plan for and cope with loss, grief and bereavement.
- Striving for excellence through quality improvement, practice development and innovation.

Benefits you'll LOVE
- A meaningful career that enables you to make a difference in people's lives when they need and appreciate it the most.
- Time to provide dedicated care to patients and their families / most important people in their preferred setting.
- Access to flexible working opportunities including full and part-time options and a competitive range of benefits and support.
- Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme or Marie Curie group pension scheme.
- Season ticket loan.
- Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems.
- Continuous development.
- Industry-leading training programmes.
- Employee Assistance Programme.
- Annual Leave Entitlement will take into account previous years of service under Agenda for Change terms and conditions.
- Marie Curie Clinical Pay Scale, aligned with AFC BAND 2 £22,383 pro rata per annum plus enhancements.
- Generous enhancements
- 41% x your basic salary per hour paid for Saturdays & weekday night duty (8pm to 6am)
- 83% x your basic salary per hour paid for Sundays and Public Bank Holidays



What do I need?
- Previous experience in a similar care role and a real interest in offering exceptional end of life care.
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to build rapport and work effectively with a diverse range of people.
- The willingness to work alone overnight - after initial training.
- Good IT skills with an openness to learning our systems and processes.
- A clean driving licence and use of a private car. Though you will have access to a 'pool' car for daytime shifts.
- Valid right to work in the UK is essential.

What happens next?
Once your expression of interest is received, our clinical team will review your application and call you to discuss our open vacancies and selection process.


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Job Details

Healthcare Assistant

Dorchester, Dorset, Englandd Marie Curie
Pay
£22383.0 - 22383.0 Per year
Job level
Studying
Hours
Full time
Posted
27 Feb 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
2 Jul 2024

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