Health Care Assistant

Harrogate, North Yorkshire
£7.68 per hour plus enhancements
04 Jan 2018
16 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Health Care Assistant

Twilights OR 2 Permanent Shifts

Saint Michael’s Hospice


Location:                       Harrogate

Salary:                           £7.68 per hour plus enhancements

Hours:                           Twilight 4 shifts per week (20 hours 6pm to 11pm) OR

                                       2 shifts per week (15 hours Early/Late shifts)



Saint Michael’s is a Harrogate based charity that exists to help people live with terminal illness and bereavement.  One in three local people are supported by the work that we do.


Opportunities have arisen for a number of Permanent Health Care Assistants to work on our In Patient Unit on either Twilight Shifts (6pm to 11pm) up to 4 shifts per week or 2 shifts per week working on a rota of early 07.30 – 15.30 and late shifts 13.30- 21.30.


Are you an enthusiastic, motivated Health Care Assistant looking to be involved in providing excellent palliative care? Do you wish to join a team dedicated to enhancing the provision of services within a multi-disciplinary approach for End of Life Care?


As part of the Inpatient Unit team the role will involve providing agreed programmes of care to patients, maintaining high standards of comfort and hygiene, assisting with additional needs and supporting patients’ families. 


Candidates will need to have experience of the care environment, and have an understanding of patient centred care. Knowledge of infection prevention and control, note writing, and health and safety will also be required in the role.


Benefits include

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Support in Training and Development
  • Comprehensive Induction Programme with Continuous Professional Development
  • Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% and variable employee contribution
  • Free Group Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Dining Facilities with subsidised meals
  • Free Car Parking/Walking distance from Hornbeam Park Station
  • Free Uniform
  • Free DBS/CRB check

Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.

To apply please click Apply where you will be directed to our recruitment website.

Alternatively for further information, please contact Helen/Alison in the HR Team at Saint Michael’s Hospice, Harrogate. 

Completed applications to be received by 9am on 16th January 2018

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 24th January 2018 at Crimple House.

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