Nursing Assistant - Hospice at Home Bank

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Nursing Assistant – Hospice at Home – Thorpe Hall Hospice

Competitive salary, enhancements, paid mileage, continuation of your NHS pension.

Are you looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to make a real difference within your community?

As we move forward into 2020 you are invited to join us in the next step of our journey.

We are seeking compassionate and dedicated Nursing Assistants to join our expanding Hospice at Home Service providing palliative and end of life care in the Greater Peterborough community on a Bank basis.

About the Role:

Bank shifts are available including days, nights, weekends and bank holidays.

The successful applicants will play an active role within our team, providing excellent personalised care, enabling patients to be cared for in their own homes surrounded by their families and loved ones. It's all about giving them the best possible quality of life. The support we offer is tailored to meet individuals' medical, social, spiritual and emotional needs.

About you:

Relevant experience in Palliative or End of Life Care.

Access to your own transport is essential.

You will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to work well within a team as well as on your own, use initiative, organise your workload and have excellent communication skills.

About Us:

Thorpe Hall is a Sue Ryder hospice, based in Peterborough. We’re here for people aged 18 and over who are living with conditions like cancer, heart failure and lung disease. We offer a range of support to patients and their families including inpatient care in our 20 bed hospice, a day service for those with long-term conditions and support in the community through our befriending, Hospice at Home and bereavement services.

Benefits:

**Competitive enhanced pay for nights (30%), weekends (45%) and public holidays (60%)**
• Mileage allowance 45p pence per mile
• Continuation of NHS pension
• Company pension scheme
• Cash referral bonus scheme
• 24 hour employee assistance line for free advice on work, family and personal life
• PeoplePerks - discounts with hundreds of retailers and services
• Staff discounts of 15% at the Sue Ryder online shop
• Free parking, subsidised meals & drinks
• Wellbeing centre and free will writing service
• Development opportunities for all through our structured development framework

Sue Ryder supports people through the most difficult times of their lives. Whether that’s a terminal illness, the loss of a loved one or a neurological condition – we’re there when it matters. Our doctors, nurses and carers give people the compassion and expert care they need to help them live the best life they possibly can.

Reference: 40883771

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