Care Assistant

Posted 9 March by Aspirare Recruitment

Care Assistant

Care assistant required to join the impressive state of the art Kilbryde Hospice facility in East Kilbride, Glasgow, now a fully approved functional 12 bed in patient unit. As a care assistant you will provide high quality nursing care, including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care needs inclusive of palliative care. The care assistant will work within a team and other hospice services to provide holistic care. You will currently or recently have worked as a care assistant in either nursing or palliative care and provide clinical care and patient assessment duties.

Essential qualifications include:

  • RGN registered with NMC
  • SCQF Level 9-10 or equivalent study
  • Mentorship/supervision module or equivalent
  • Minimum three years’ experience in specialist palliative care setting
  • Management experience in palliative care setting
  • Competence with Microsoft Office, Excel
  • Demonstrable clinical leadership skills
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and participation in audit and research
  • Awareness of the concept of clinical supervision and reflective practice
  • Willingness to work flexibly based on service needs
  • Experience of Cross care
  • Working towards SCQF Level 11 or equivalent study in palliative care

Required skills

  • Health Care
  • Hospice
  • Nursing
  • Palliative Care
  • Clinical Care

Reference: 34649430

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