Healthcare Assistant - Newcastle Wellbeing Centre

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
Marie Curie £22383.0 - 22383.0 Per year Part time Save This Job
£22383.0 - 22383.0 Per year
Part time
4 Jun 2024
18 Jun 2024

Job Description

Salary: Marie Curie Clinical Pay Scale Band 2 (aligned with AFC) £22,383 pro rata per annum plus enhancements

Hours/Contract: Part Time - 22 hours per week (shifts are 9am - 5pm)

Contract Type: Permanent

Based: Marie Curie Newcastle Hospice

Closing date: 23rd June 2024

Interview date: TBC

The Marie Curie Wellbeing Centre offers a range of services and therapies to support those with a life limiting illness, and their families, to live their best life, emotionally, physically, practically and spiritually. Our services and therapies can be used alongside conventional medicine and can help to reduce side effects and improve wellbeing and quality of life.

What we are looking for:

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to work within a team.
  • Flexible approach to working patterns (Shifts will be Mon-Fri, days only)
  • Recent experience in a health/social care setting
  • Empathy and an understanding of issues encountered by patients with palliative care needs

What's in it for you:

  • Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
  • Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
  • Continuous development
  • Industry leading training programmes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible Working
  • Annual Leave Entitlement will take into account previous years of service under Agenda for Change terms and conditions
  • Marie Curie Clinical terms and conditions in 2023. These will align with some of the core terms and conditions of the NHS (Agenda for Change contracts).
  • Generous enhancement

Marie Curie provides free specialist support and care for patients with cancer and other life limiting conditions, and their families. We aim to give patients the best possible quality of life, meeting their medical, spiritual and social needs, while also providing their families with the emotional support they need.

To join our dedicated, caring team, you'll need an S/NVQ Level 2/3 qualification or an equivalent certificate/diploma, or be willing to work towards it, and relevant experience - ideally within a care setting. Emotional strength and the ability to work on your own are crucial, though we will of course provide excellent on-going training and support. We expect you to have a talent for forging strong empathetic relationships with all kinds of people, whilst providing palliative care.

Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work. We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.

We believe that diversity makes us stronger. Join Marie Curie and be part of an inclusive and equitable workplace where everyone's unique perspectives and experiences are valued. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and walks of life. Apply today to bring your talents to our diverse and inclusive charity.

We're committed to making reasonable adjustments to support you throughout the application and selection process. You can request support via Apply

This role will be subject to receiving a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.

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Job Details

Healthcare Assistant - Newcastle Wellbeing Centre

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, Englandd Marie Curie
£22383.0 - 22383.0 Per year
Job level
Part time
4 Jun 2024
18 Jun 2024

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