Sue Ryder South Oxfordshire community service, including the Vale of the White Horse
Up to £9.87 per hour (depending on experience)
Weekends 45%, nights 30% and public holidays 60% and mileage allowance at 45p per mile
Hospice at Home - This role could be also be based from home
We are calling on Nursing Assistants to join our bank register and be part of our palliative care community team who provide home based end of life support across South Oxfordshire.
We want to hear from dedicated Nursing Assistants with sound clinical skills who are keen to make a real difference. We pride ourselves on a team of Bank staff that has been chosen because they’re highly professional, passionate and dedicated to providing incredible end of life care.
The great benefit about being on the talent bank is the flexibility it provides for both you and the Charity. You have control over when you want to work to fit in with your lifestyle.
• Company pension scheme
• Corporate discount with hundreds of retailers and services
• Staff discount of 15% on new goods online at shop.sueryder.org
• Online Wellbeing Centre
• Free Will writing service
• Staff finance loans
• Free onsite parking
• Free uniform
• Subsidised onsite meals and drinks
• Structured induction programme and learning and development opportunities
This is an exciting service providing support to palliative patients within their own homes. It’s a great opportunity to be part of a team that provides expert and compassionate care to people in their last weeks of life.
As one of our amazing Nursing Assistants you will:
• Implement the agreed care plan to help individuals to be cared for and remain at home safely and independently
• Communicate effectively and appropriately with individuals and their families
• Undertake simple dressings as required, according to the care plan
• Assist individuals with administration of their medication according to policy guidelines
• Carry out any essential domestic duties as agreed in the care plan
• Encourage/support mobility and abide by moving and handling guidelines
• Assist with nutritional needs, as per the nutritional assessment
• Be able to provide observation of temperature and urinalysis. Collection and deliver of specimens for pathological testing
• Monitor syringe drivers, reporting any concerns
• Work to ensure the standard of infection prevention and control are followed at all times
To join us as a Nursing Assistant, you’ll need:
• An NVQ and/or QCF Level 2 qualification (or the willingness to gain this)
• Experience of working in a team
• Strong IT skills, including proficiency in MS Word, the internet and email
• A full driving licence and access to your own vehicle (for community role)
• Strong communication skills and an empathetic approach
To be a Community Nursing Assistant you must have a full UK driving licence and your own car.
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.
The River Rapids X38 bus takes you very close to the Hospice.
Other organisations may call this role Care Assistant, Healthcare Assistant, Trainee Care Worker, Health & Social Care Worker, Social Care Worker, or Carer.
Subject to DBS check and on-boarding checks.