Senior Healthcare Assistant

Employer Information

NI Hospice


T: 028 9078 1836


Location: Horizon House (O’Neill Road, Newtownabbey) and the Community

Band: Band 3 on NHS scale (£20,132 – £21,565 per annum, pro rata for Part-Time)

Contract: Permanent Full-Time, and Waiting List for Full Time/Part-Time Posts (Shift work)
In a nutshell: The Senior Healthcare Assistant, as a member of the care team, will meet the needs of children using Horizon House, either in-house or in the Community as dictated by patient and business needs.  He/she will work with or without direct supervision and will undertake delegated tasks in which they have been trained and assessed as competent.
This post will include day and night duty.

Please note: It is essential that any potential applicants have experience working with children with complex needs in a healthcare setting. Applicants that do not demonstrate this required experience will not be shortlisted for interview.
What we offer:
Attractive Terms & Conditions apply including;

  • Matching of Terms and Conditions of Service if transferring from NHS (Salary, Annual Leave, Pension etc)
  • NHS salary scales
  • Generous Annual Leave entitlement which increases with service along with 10 Statutory days each year
  • Award winning Family Friendly Organisation
  • Focus on Employee Wellbeing
  • Training & Development opportunities
  • Comprehensive induction training programme

For further information please refer to the Job Description and Specification below. If you have any queries, please contact a member of the People & Development Team on 02890 781836.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 18 January 2022 at 4.00 pm (we recommend that applications are submitted at least 15 minutes prior to the closing time to ensure technical difficulties are not encountered).

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