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Health Care Assistant Manager Home

Just B
Closing date
25 Sep 2021

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Health Care Assistant Manager HOME

£23,670 per annum

37.5 hours per week worked on 7-day rota,


Harrogate base & North Yorkshire Community visits

Closing date: Thursday 14 October 2021

We are looking to recruit a Health Care Assistant Manager to contribute to the support of patients and carers by the effective management of our Health Care Assistant team within the HOME service ensuring that the care we provide is skilled, compassionate, and individualised supplementing a Multi-disciplinary team approach to palliative care.

You will recruit and manage the Health Care Assistant team on a day-to-day basis, ensuring that all team members receive regular contact and appraisals and identify training needs. You will manage the induction of new team members, ensuring that they receive a thorough induction to the organisation and to the duties required in the HOME service.

You will also work as part of the team providing direct patient care undertaking day to day care and support which will include assisting patients with their activities of daily living, carrying out routine duties, participating in agreed programmes of care and following agreed procedures.

The successful candidate will have NVQ Level 3 in Care or equivalent and will have significant experience of a palliative care environment in a senior health care assistant or manager role.

You will have a patient centred approach with an understanding of and commitment to multi-disciplinary working and will have experience of supervising or management of a team and will have excellent communication, interpersonal, team working and organisational skills.

You should have a current driving licence with your own vehicle with an ability to travel throughout our district.

The role will be allocated two management days and three clinical days per week, working flexibly to accommodate service needs.

Please click Apply where a full Job Description is available to download.

Benefits include: -
  • 7 weeks holiday per year (35 days per annum pro rata, including Bank Holidays)
  • Comprehensive Induction Programme.
  • Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8%
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Access to staff support and clinical supervision
  • Free group life assurance.
  • Free car parking on site
  • Free DBS check.

You will be joining an organisation which is driven, caring and responsive and you will be playing an important role in enabling us to provide our highly valued services to the people of Harrogate, Hambleton, Richmondshire and District.

We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained including successful applicants being required to undertake a DBS Check suitable for the role that you will be performing. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.

North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just 'B', Saint Michael's Hospice and Talking Spaces. North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (2121179).

Completed applications to be received by 9am on 14 October 2021.

Telephone screening will take place soon after application with successful candidates being invited for an interview, which will take place in Harrogate.
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