Healthcare Assistants

Contracted hours: 20 hours per week or Bank Basis

Direct care hours: £11 per hour

Travel time: £7.50 per hour for where exceeds 20 minutes


Do you love caring for people? Do you want a role where you have the time, support and training to deliver high quality care?

At Herriot Hospice Home care we specialise in supporting people with terminal illness who live across a 1000 sq. mile area of rural North Yorkshire. We are currently for positive, motivated, professional and compassionate people to join our team. We have opportunities for guaranteed contracted hours or bank work for a more flexible work pattern.

Our rates of pay are competitive and include paid time for travel and training in addition to direct care hours.

As part of the Herriot Hospice Healthcare Assistant Team you will visit people in their own homes, providing practical care or emotional support in line with their care plan, supporting patients and carers with choices about their care. You will be responsible for making accurate records of support provided, and reporting back on anything which impacts upon the patient care.

You will need to hold NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care as a minimum and either hold level 3 or be prepared to work towards it, along with experience of health care work in the community, an understanding of safeguarding, and be sensitive yet maintain boundaries. You must be able to travel around the area to patients homes, be prepared to be flexible, cope under pressure and remain motivated.

Click here to view job description and person specification.

If you are interested please call Vicci Wright on 01609 777 413 or email vicci.wright@herriothh.org.uk for further information. You can also download and return an application form to Vicci.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Closing date: Thursday 18th May

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 23rd May