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Job vacancy details

Health Care Assistant (Bank)

Inpatient Unit Clinical
£21,986 to £24,980 per annum (Full Time Equivalent)
Full-time, Part-time , Bank Hours Available
Closing date:
3 December 2021

About us:

St Christopher’s Hospice was founded in 1967 by Dame Cicely Saunders and formed part of the modern hospice movement. Proudly celebrating over 50 years and with a turnover of over £20 million, we provide invaluable care and support to over 6,000 people across the five London Boroughs of Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark.

Your new role: 

Health Care Assistant  IPU and Choose Home

Full-time, Part-time , Bank Hours Available 

We are currently looking to recruit two dynamic and enthusiastic Health Care Assistants to work in our In-patient Unit or in Choose Home. Offering care to patients with advanced end stage illnesses, many of whom may also have a range of complex symptom control needs. You will have a passion for palliative care.

To succeed in the role:

The successful candidate will be compassionate, flexible and reliable. You will be confident in your approach with the ability to form good working relationships with all levels of staff and demonstrate a commitment to team working.

What you will get in return is a stimulating and rewarding career with an opportunity to make a real difference to the lives and experiences of people living with life limiting and terminal illness. In addition, you will benefit from access to some excellent training and development opportunities, a number of staff health and wellbeing schemes, a competitive contributory pension scheme and Life Assurance scheme with generous beneficiary plan. You will also have access to free off street parking nearby and an onsite staff canteen.

Please note, as you may be required to visit Care Homes you must be fully COVID / Flu Vaccinated or willing to obtain this as soon as possible.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Anne Nash, Consultant Nurse - IPU on 0208 768 4721.

Please have a look at our website for further information including the Job Description (s)  and click on the ‘Apply Online’ button below to apply for either role.

Internal applicants: 

Please submit your expression of interest no later than 3rd Dec midnight

External applicants:

Please submit an application  no later than 3rd Dec midnight 

Closing date: 3rd Dec at midnight 

In the event we receive a high amount of applications, we reserve the right to close the job earlier than the initial closing date.




Apply online
For any queries, please contact our recruitment line on 0208 768 4680

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