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Health Care Assistant (Glasgow Hospice)
Reference number:
Caring Services
Marie Curie - Payscale
Job Type:
Job Hours:
Job Hours/Type Notes:
Bank hours

Glasgow Hospice

Job summary
To undertake a limited range of duties relating to the care of patients with palliative care needs in hospices as directed and supervised by a registered practitioner.

Duties and responsibilities
1.Provides care for named patients with palliative care needs in accordance with the patient's care plan

2.Communicates with patients, carers and health professionals in a professional manner

3.Recognises changes in symptoms and conditions notifies other health care professionals as necessary

4.Assists patients with regular oral medication where the patient is self-medicating

5.Escorts patients with minimal care needs outside of the usual care setting

6.Provides support to patient's carers or family members

7.Cares for the body after death and supports family members/ carers after death

8.Updates patient records and hands over care given appropriately

9.Participates in audits, surveys or other clinical governance activities as requested

10.Uses resources economically and efficiently

11.Practices in accordance with Marie Curie Cancer Care's health and safety policies, adheres to fire regulations and maintains own personal safety accordingly

12.Maintains own conduct in accordance with Marie Curie Cancer Care's ‘Code of Conduct for HCAs'

13.Participates in own personal development through Marie Curie Cancer Care's Induction and PPRD programme

Please send completed applications to:

Kelly Watson
Regional Recruitment Officer
Marie Curie Hospice
133 Balornock Road
Stobhill Hospital Grounds
G21 3US

Or email to

Closing Date : 2nd February 2011

Document TitleDocument Summary
Application Form Word Doc
Disclosure Information Word Doc
Guidance Notes Word Doc
HCA Code of Conduct PDF
Job Description Word Doc

Closing Date:
02 Feb 2011