Carers Support Assistant

Part Time 20 hours per week Band 4 £10,130 p.a. based on FTE £19,000 p.a.
Closing date: 07 March 2017
Interview date: 14 March 2017

We are looking for a Carer Support Assistant to join the supportive care team at the Hospice of St Francis. You will work with the Carer Support Lead assessing and supporting family carers and friends, who care for someone with a life limiting illness in our Spring Centre (out patient service) and in the community. You will work as part of a dedicated multi-professional team based at the Hospice of St Francis.

We are seeking someone with a commitment to the aims and ethos of the Hospice who has a good knowledge of carers needs and rights and ideally experience of managing volunteers. The role will also involve supporting and running the courses for carers at the Spring Centre. You should have effective communication, organisation and IT skills, along with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. 

If you have these skills and experience & are interested in this role, then we want to hear from you! Join us and help us achieve our Hospice vision of providing excellent care to patients & those close to them.

We are located in Berkhamsted, West Hertfordshire in a 6-acre wooded site with stunning countryside scenery. We offer an extensive training & development programme, offering staff the opportunity for engaging and varied personal development. Other benefits include free on-site parking, a staff canteen, and complementary therapy sessions. 

For an informal discussion please contact, Claire Hewitt, Carer Support Lead or Polly Traxler, Social Work and Rehab Manager on 01442 869550




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