Hazelbrook: Health Care Assistant

Job Title:

Health Care Assistant

Salary Scale:

Band 1 Level 3 / 4



Are you an experienced carer looking for a role where you can help really help to Treasure Lives?

The Health Care Assistant is part of the Hazelbrook Care Department and will assist in the provision of efficient supporting care services to palliative care patients and / or those with a life limiting illness within their own home. To provide an empathetic and compassionate approach to clients, their relatives and carers . Provide a flexible 24 hour approach to the provision of a quality care service from Hazelbrook Specialist Care at Home for Willow Burn Hospice Group



    • NVQ level 2/3 in Health and Social Care


    • Knowledge and understanding of the client group


    • Experience as a carer


    • Able to work unsupervised and on own initiative when required


    • Good Team player


    • Excellent communication and listening skills


    • Knowledge of CQC and be able to work within their guidelines


    • Willing to undertake all mandatory training and be able to identify own personal development needs


    • Knowledge and understanding of the importance of good care planning  and related documentation


    • Able to deliver and implement appropriate and effective care plans


    • Ability to recognise own limitations and know to seek advice / support


    • Demonstrate an approachable, caring professional manner at all times


    • Able to provide a flexible approach to service delivery and preferably able to respond at short notice to emergency situations


    • Good knowledge of the local area


    • Able to travel between base and clients homes independently

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