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PALLIATIVE HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT

Norwich

Dereham

Diss

Cromer

Sheringham

Kings Lynn

Between £10.01-12.00 Per Hour

Full/Part time

Norvic Healthcare (Anglia) Ltd

Closing Date: 09/04/21

PALLIATIVE HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT


Want to make a difference to someone’s final days, what about being a Palliative Healthcare Assistant?

Norvic Healthcare is a family run business and based in Taverham.

Our Fast Track Palliative Care Team provides palliative care for End-of-Life clients who have been fast tracked for discharge from the hospital. These clients have expressed wishes to be at home in their final days.

You will be a vital part of a supportive friendly and specialist team who have a great reputation for ensuring that patients and their families receive seamless support.  We have rounds covering Norwich, North Norfolk, South Norfolk and West Norfolk.

You will have a caring and compassionate nature with the ability to think and operate within our company values – Nurture, Openness, Respect, Valued, Integrity, Compassion.

The Role:

Weekends – Saturday and Sunday hours of 7am – 8pm so shifts carried out during these times.

Working on a 2:1 basis using the Company Car

The main duties required for this role are:

  • Applying simple wound dressings
  • Applying lotions and creams as needed, particularly around pressure areas
  • Administering medication or inhalers
  • Changing catheter and stoma bags when required
  • Ensuring that all the equipment that is used on the client is cleaned and stored correctly
  • Assisting with washing, showering, bathing, hair, oral care and toileting
  • Assisting with dressing and undressing

What we need:

  • Essential – Current Driving licence
  • Good level of English – both written and spoken
  • Caring nature and want to make a difference to someone’s life

What we offer:

  • 6-week induction training programme with a senior member of the Fast Track team
  • Free Online training
  • Level 2 Qualification in End of Life Care (Fully Funded)
  • Weekly or Monthly pay with Holiday Pay
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Free uniform
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