Nursing Auxiliary

5 days left

Location
Hove, East Sussex
Salary
£16,190 to £17,021 per annum (dependent on experience)
Posted
14 Jun 2018
Closes
28 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Nursing Auxiliary - Hospice at Home

Salary: £16,190 to £17,021 per annum (dependent on experience)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Closing Date: Thursday, 28th June 2018

Interview Date: TBC

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our fantastic Hospice at Home Team. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Nursing Auxiliary who is passionate about delivering a high level of care to our patients in the local community.

Main duties will include:

  • To support patients and their families whose preferred place of care is home, including patients discharged home from hospital or hospice inpatient unit.
  • To carry out specific practical care such as washing, care of skin and pressure areas.
  • To observe for changes in patients' condition and report back to registered nurse. This includes monitoring symptoms, mobility issues, and bladder and bowel function.
  • As necessary, to assist staff nurses on joint visits in delivering a high standard of care and symptom management to patients.
  • To keep accurate and relevant records.
  • To respect and value the opinions, beliefs and individuality of patients, their families and friends
  • To demonstrate good communication skills essential to a well-functioning multidisciplinary team.

Key Skills required:

  • NVQ 1 and/or 2 is desirable
  • Sound numeric and literacy skills
  • Excellent communications skills both written and spoken
  • Understanding of personal accountability and patient confidentiality
  • Ability to establish good working relationships with a diverse range of people
  • Experience of working within a hospice environment/health charity is desirable
  • Full driving licence and access to own vehicle

How to apply:

Please download and complete the application form and email it to recruitment@martlets.org.uk, you can also download the job description by clicking here.

For more information about this vacancy, or to request an application form by post, please contact the People Services Team on 01273 718788 or email recruitment@martlets.org.uk.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references, DBS check and clearance from our occupational health providers.

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