Dorset 2017-08-11T14:57:48+00:00

Community Health Care Assistant

Band 3

Main area
Community Health Care Assistant
Band 3
22.5 per week
Job ref
£10,180 to £11,911 p.a.
27/11/2017 23:59





An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time Healthcare Assistant to join the District Nursing Team covering the GP surgeries in Blandford. Based at the Whitecliff Surgery you will be responsible for providing nursing care to housebound patients.

The role of the Healthcare Assistant is a vital role to support the on going work of the Community Nurses and Community Nursing Sister. The Trust will support any training required for this post. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to undertake an advanced role through Dorset Healthcare extended skills programme including being able to given routine injections, catheterisation and advanced wound care.

If you are looking for a change and want to work more autonomously in a challenging environment, then the community could be for you. The staff work, closely with members of the wider multi-disciplinary teams including local Hospices, Complex Care Nurses, Health and Social Care Coordinators, Specialist Nurses and Therapist colleagues. The team is also supported by Intermediate Care Service and utilises our community hospitals for patients’ rehabilitation.

Interviews will take place 15/12/2017

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Pam Hofmann, Team Leader on 07766902457 or Vickie Whittingham, Locality Lead on 07825755189

If you have problems applying, contact

01202 277180