Employer - Marie Curie Cancer Care

Job title - Senior Healthcare Assistant

Reference number - NT014

Sector - Charity

Department - Rapid Response Service

Location - County Durham

Salary - £9.13 per hour plus enhancements

Hours - Full/Part-time

Closing date - 22 Feb 2012 23:59

Job description

If you have palliative care experience, you know how important it is to provide a quick response. This is why we are working with other healthcare providers to create a brand new service to help patients and their carers. You will work flexibly and make the most of your nursing experience when patients and families need it most.

You will undertake a broad range of duties relating to the care of patients with palliative care needs as supervised by a registered practitioner, and will work within the care plan written by the District/Named Nurse to provide skilled nursing care, treatment, advice and support to patients affected by cancer and their carers. You will hold S/NVQ 3, or be willing to work towards S/NVQ 3 and have experience of working within a nursing setting.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau.

Marie Curie Cancer Care aims to be an employer of choice and is committed to equal opportunities.Charity reg. no. 207994 (England & Wales), SCO38731 (Scotland).

Contact information

For further information and to apply please visit www.mariecurie.org.uk/jobs or call 0191 219 1047 quoting the reference number.

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