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IPU Healthcare Assistant

Apply by Wednesday 31st July 2024

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Band 3 £22,370

Our Health Care Assistants work on our Inpatient Unit (IPU), and work closely with our professional
nursing team, providing exceptional standards of individualised physical, psychological and spiritual care
to patients in IPU and at times supporting our community patients at home, as directed by the Registered
This role requires you to carry out duties according to the philosophy of the Hospice, complying at all
times with policies relating to safeguarding of vulnerable adults and children whilst, maintaining
confidentiality of patients and their families.
Working at The Hospice of St Francis means working in a passionate, supportive team environment with
care at the heart of all we do.

Read the nuts and bolts of this role!

Apply by Wednesday 31st July 2024

The nuts and bolts of the role

The challenge, should you choose to accept it...

So, where do you come in?

The Opportunity

The must haves...

You know it makes sense

The bit we bet you don't read!

Our Rapid Personalised Care Service Team

For an informal discussion, or to find out more please contact Sharon Clark (Head of IPU) on 01442 869550.  To contact HR please email

This list of tasks and responsibilities is not exhaustive and the job holder may be required to undertake other relevant and appropriate duties as required by the Manager. This Job Description can be amended by agreement with the Post Holder and Manager

Please note; applicant shortlisting will take place as and when suitable individuals apply. As such, we would strongly encourage early applications. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should a suitable candidate be appointed.  Interview arrangements will be communicated via email, so please check your email regularly.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated.

What we're about

What our people say...

What our people say...

“My impressions of the hospice, were that I couldn't believe how calm and lovely every person was. From walking through the door I could tell how much every person cared about what they were doing."

Staff Benefits

Staff Benefits

Whilst working for The Hospice of St Francis employees are entitled to a range of benefits

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Over 40 years of care

Over 40 years of care

We have a rich, diverse history, which began back in 1979 with our founder, Pam Macpherson. We've been making a difference ever since.

Our History

A Place To Thrive

A Place To Thrive

At The Hospice of St Francis we are not all the same and that is our greatest strength. We draw on the differences in who we are, what we have experienced and how we think.

Our Diversity Statement