Hospice @ Home Healthcare Assistant  

Hours – 30 hours per week  

Fixed Term: 18 months in the first instance 

Salary: Band 3 £19,945 - £21,947 per annum, pro rata         

Ref No: 1911469 

Strathcarron Hospice @ Home service requires a Healthcare Assistant to deliver care in the last weeks of life in people’s own homes - across the Forth Valley, Cumbernauld and Kilsyth area. 

We are looking for an individual who has a passion for hospice care and would like to take the hospice model of care into people’s own homes at the end of life. 

Preferred candidates should:

  • Have experience of working in a Hospice In-patient Unit or equivalent expertise in care of the dying.
  • Be experienced in providing practical, emotional, social and psychological support to individuals at the end of life as well as supporting their families and carers
  • Be registered with SSSC or achieve registration within first 6 months of role.
  • Be qualified as per the SSSC requirements for Workers in a care at home service (HNC Social Services or SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 6)
  • Have the ability to be flexible in order to meet the needs of the service – which will be provided over seven days and day/night.            
  • Be comfortable working on your own and as part of a wider professional team
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have experience in working in community settings
  • Be able to work in isolation
  • Be able to travel independently to provide care across the community. (Full UK Driving License is essential).

The post is subject to a check by the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme. 

For further information, please contact Jenny Stevenson, [email protected] Lead on 01324 826222 

Application packs are available to download below or by contacting Nicola Griffin, HR Coordinator on 01324 826222 or email [email protected]

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Closing Date: Friday 22nd November 2019   Interview Date: Wed 4th December 2019