Apply for this jobNursing Assistant - Nights - Palliative Care Hub £9.21 per hour plus enhancements (30% Nights, 45% weekends, 60% bank holidays) 11.5 Hours per week, 1 x Long night shift role (8pm-8am) covering a 7 day per week service St John’s Hospice, Moggerhanger, Bedford MK44 3RJ
You are invited to join us at Sue Ryder St John's Hospice, rated as outstanding by the CQC.
Be there when it matters
There has never been a more important time to provide high quality, specialist end-of-life care to support patients and their families.
We have excellent opportunities for experienced carers to become a member of our busy but very friendly community team at St John’s Hospice. If you are an enthusiastic and committed carer who is interested in a rewarding career within palliative care we'd like to hear from you! This position is required to provide night sits to palliative patients in their own homes, you will also look after our telephone support line overnight with the aid of the Registered Nurse on duty. You will also on occasions join our team within our in-patient unit to support as needed.
St John’s Palliative Care Hub provides palliative care 24 hours a day, seven days a week for individuals with a life-limiting condition who choose to receive care at home.
The Palliative Care Hub works together with local care providers, GPs, district nurses, specialist nurses, the ambulance service and other health and social care professionals to coordinate and provide the best possible care.
Benefits • **Competitive enhanced pay for nights (30%), weekends (45%) and public holidays (60%)** • *Continuation of NHS pension* • *Mileage paid* • Company pension scheme • 25 days holiday - rising to 30 with length of service plus bank holidays
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As one of our Nursing Assistants you will be part of a team offering advice, support and end of life care to patients, their families and carers, either over the phone or in their home. Your role will make a real difference in supporting patients to have choice about where they are cared for, and in providing the excellent palliative care they need.
To join us as a Nursing Assistant, you’ll need: • Experience of providing care • Experience of working in a team • 1+ Year's experience in a care setting • Strong IT skills, including proficiency in MS Word, the internet and email • A full driving licence and access to your own vehicle is essential • Strong communication skills and an empathetic approach
It takes a special sort of person to join our team so if you could see yourself as one of our Nursing Assistants, please apply via the button shown.
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.Apply for this job