Support Worker

Luton, Bedfordshire, England
AL3
Keech Hospice Care £22410.0 - 25372.0 Per year Full time, Part time Save This Job
Pay
£22410.0 - 25372.0 Per year
Hours
Full time, Part time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Support Worker
Posted
10 May 2024
Closes
10 Jun 2024

Job Description

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.

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.

Ref: KEE1004795

Job Details

Support Worker

Luton, Bedfordshire, Englandd Keech Hospice Care
Pay
£22410.0 - 25372.0 Per year
Job level
Support Worker
Hours
Full time, Part time
Posted
10 May 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
10 Jun 2024

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