Senior Care Support Worker

Closing date
Mon 15th July 2024
Job details
For the job description (.docx) Download here
Hours: 37.5 p/w
Salary: £Agenda for Change Band 3 per annum pro rata
Contract: Permanent
Location: Mary Ann Evans Hospice
Closing date: Mon 15th July 2024

Job Summary:

 The Senior Care Support Worker (SCSW) will be working within our community services which consist of the Hospice at Home (HAH) team, the Wellbeing programme and Rapid Response (RR) which is a shared service with South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust.  The role will be predominately working within HAH and the Wellbeing programme working across 7 days a week, however there may be the occasional requirement to work within the Rapid Response team which will be internal rotation.

When working within the HAH team the SCSW will provide high quality palliative and end of life care to patients and their families within their own home. You will work closely with our community and hospital colleagues from the NHS, social services, local care homes and other voluntary providers to support those patients whose preferred place of death is their home.

When working within the Wellbeing program the SCSW will work as part of a team to support patients, families and carers within the hospice setting to improve their quality of life, encouraging reablement and well-being models of care.

On occasions when required the SCSW will work with the Rapid Response team which covers a 24-hour service working alongside an experienced qualified palliative care nurse to support them to provide urgent care for those patients who have uncontrolled symptoms which require immediate intervention.

Job details
For the job description (.docx) Download here
Hours: 37.5 p/w
Salary: £Agenda for Change Band 3 per annum pro rata
Contract: Permanent
Location: Mary Ann Evans Hospice
Closing date: Mon 15th July 2024

Job Summary:

 The Senior Care Support Worker (SCSW) will be working within our community services which consist of the Hospice at Home (HAH) team, the Wellbeing programme and Rapid Response (RR) which is a shared service with South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust.  The role will be predominately working within HAH and the Wellbeing programme working across 7 days a week, however there may be the occasional requirement to work within the Rapid Response team which will be internal rotation.

When working within the HAH team the SCSW will provide high quality palliative and end of life care to patients and their families within their own home. You will work closely with our community and hospital colleagues from the NHS, social services, local care homes and other voluntary providers to support those patients whose preferred place of death is their home.

When working within the Wellbeing program the SCSW will work as part of a team to support patients, families and carers within the hospice setting to improve their quality of life, encouraging reablement and well-being models of care.

On occasions when required the SCSW will work with the Rapid Response team which covers a 24-hour service working alongside an experienced qualified palliative care nurse to support them to provide urgent care for those patients who have uncontrolled symptoms which require immediate intervention.

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