Healthcare Assistant

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, 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
Other Qualified Professional, HCA / Care Assistant
Posted
12 Jul 2024
Closes
19 Jul 2024

Job Description

Salary: Marie Curie Clinical Pay Scale, aligned with AFC BAND 2 £22,383 per annum pro rata + Enhancements
Hours: Full Time / Part Time / As & When (Nights)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Community Based - North East of England
Closing date: 15th July 2024
Interview date: TBC
As a Healthcare Assistant you will deliver care and support to people with terminal illnesses whilst also offering vital emotional support for their families.
With experience of End of Life care, you're ready and able to make a real difference. Ours is a one-to-one approach to care, so you're sure to enjoy plenty of meaningful contact with patients and their families - usually in their own homes. Working without close supervision, you'll have the opportunity to use your own initiative in line with the patient's established care plan.
As this is a community based role candidates are required to have a valid driving licence to drive in the UK and access to a vehicle which can be insured for business use.
Marie Curie Benefits Package:
- Season ticket loan for travelling to and from work
- Defined contribution schemes for Pension
- Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
- Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
- Introduce a friend scheme
- Help with childcare cost (T & C's apply)
- Entitled to Marie Curie Blue Light Card
- Entitled to Benefit Hub Discount Scheme
- Life assurance for all employees
- Eye care- (under Display Screen Equipment (DSE) regulations, Marie Curie will pay towards sight tests if you use computer screens and other displays as part of your job)
- Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme
What's in it for you
- Annual leave allowance = 27 days plus 8 public holidays (pro rata)
- Annual leave aligned to NHS (subject to eligibility, which must be most recent continuous service immediately prior to joining MC with no breaks of service)
- Competitive Policy for parental/sick Leave
- Continuous Professional development - (Marie Curie supports and encourages personal and professional development)
- Industry leading training programmes
- Flexible Working
- Free DBS
- Free Uniform
- 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 we are looking for:
- Community based Health & Social Care or Palliative Care experience
- S/NVQ Level 2/3 qualification or an equivalent certificate/diploma.
- Emotional strength and the ability to work on your own are crucial, though we will of course provide excellent on-going training and support.
- Driving license allowing you to drive in the UK and access to a vehicle insured for business use are essential.
You'll be required to carry out a range of care duties including helping patients meet their hygiene needs, monitoring symptoms, assisting with medications and keeping detailed records and providing emotional support to the patient and their families.
Please ensure you upload both a CV and covering letter which explains how you meet the essential criteria on our Person Specification which can be found via the Job Description link below and your motivation to apply.
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 are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences. If you require any reasonable adjustments to our application or recruitment process please contact Apply.
This role will be subject to receiving a satisfactory Enhanced criminal record check.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early. Agencies need not apply.

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Job Details

Healthcare Assistant

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, Englandd Marie Curie
Pay
£22383.0 - 22383.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional, HCA / Care Assistant
Hours
Full time
Posted
12 Jul 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
19 Jul 2024

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