Palliative Homecare Assistant - Sunderland

£7,900 - £12,750/Year
15 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
We are seeking experienced healthcare assistant required to work with terminally ill service users within their own home.You must have at least 6 months experience within palliative care, a full UK driving license and your own transport as you will be expected to travel.Work will be in a variety of areas such as Gateshead, Newcastle, Co Durham, Sunderland and South Tyneside.Job BenefitsFree Training, including online e-learning centreFlexible hours and variety of work - work where you want when you wantWeekly payMember advantage scheme - big savings on poplar household namesExcellent rates of payOpportunity to work towards Health & Social Care diplomaContinuing support and developmentCost of uniform refundedHoliday payPensionDuties of the JobPrompting medicationAssist with activities of daily livingAssist with domestic dutiesAssist with personal careEnsure health, safety and welfare of clientsRecord Keeping - maintaining up to date reports such as care plansMaintain regular communication with branch managerProvide complex careProvide personalised care & supportRespect the individuality and confidentiality of each clientTo communicate effectivelyTo work as a member of a multi-disciplinary teamJob Specific RequirementsA caring dispositionA strong sense of responsibilityAbility to prioritise tasksAbility to work on own initiativeCar driverExcellent communication skillsGood team playerExperience of working in palliative careExperience of working in elderly careGood standard of spoken and written EnglishMinimum 6 months experienceProfessional, friendly and a willing dispositionReliable and trustworthySmart and professional appearance