Senior Healthcare Assistant – Hospice at Home


Closing Date: 20th November, 2019

Interview Date: 6th December, 2019

Rowcroft Band B: £18 813 – £20,795 (Pro Rata)

15 hours per week (2 x 7.5 hour day shifts(early or late) per week to cover 7 days)

This is a fixed term post until 14/12/20

Rowcroft Hospice at Home service cares for patients, and their families, helping them to achieve their preference to be cared for at home in the final days of life.  We provide care and advice 24 hours a day across the 300 square miles of South Devon.

To provide around the clock care we are looking to recruit to a fixed term contract until 14/12/20 to help us provide our service throughout South Devon. The role of the Rowcroft Hospice at Home Senior Healthcare Assistants is to help provide 24 hour nursing care and support to patients, and their families and carers, in the last two weeks of life. This care is usually delivered in the patient’s own home or residential home.

The successful candidate will have a QCF (NVQ) level 3 in Health and Social Care with significant experience as a Health Care Assistant in a health care environment. In addition they will have some experience of working in palliative care or the community setting.

Ability to travel throughout South Devon is required.

Previous experience in End of Life Care would be an advantage but equally important is a passion for quality in care and the belief that the patient and their family are at the centre of everything we do.

There is an expectation that the post holders will work flexibly within the Rowcroft Hospice at Home team in regards to shift patterns, according to the needs of the service. If you want to know more about this post, please contact Bev Stevenson, Rowcroft Hospice at Home Manager on 01803 217620.

You can apply here or  alternatively, you may contact the Human Resources Department on 01803 210868 or email recruitment@rowcrofthospice.org.uk

Rowcroft Hospice is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Rowcroft Hospice – Rowcroft House Foundation Ltd
Avenue Road, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5LS
Registered Charity No. 282723

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