Healthcare Assistant (P/T) Highland Hospice

Healthcare Assistant (P/T) Highland Hospice Inverness, Scotland

NHS Scotland
Full Time Inverness, Scotland 21814 - 23820 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

Healthcare Assistant (p/t)

At Highland Hospice we believe our people are our biggest assets and understand the value in putting them first. Our approach to diversity in the workplace, health & wellbeing, innovation, and individuality is one of the reasons we are a first-choice health employer in the Highlands! We are passionate about our services and always on the lookout for new talent to join us on our journey...


What you'll be doing...

Reporting to the Senior Nurse, you can expect your working day to include the following:

  • Support the nursing and wider multi-disciplinary team, to provide excellent holistic, patient centred palliative care.
  • Be part of a highly skilled and driven team including nurses, doctors, physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Social worker, Chaplain and volunteers.
  • Daily duties supporting patients with their physical and emotional needs.
  • Assisting with personal care, toileting, bathing, dressing and meals.
  • Working within a friendly, dynamic, positive and vibrant environment.


We hire mostly on personality & potential but here are a few of our requirements...

To succeed in the role of Healthcare Assistant you will need the following qualities and skills:

  • Be a people person, that strives to provide exceptional person-centred care
  • Have a respectful, sensitive and empathetic approach
  • Takes great pride in what you do
  • Love working as part of a team


You will have access to a benefits package we believe truly works for our people and enhances our overall culture...

  • Access to The Blue light discount scheme giving access to fifteen thousand discounts across well-known retailers and local businesses across a large span of categories
  • Free access to our employee assistance program that provides you with counselling services, financial advice, mental health support and more to help overcome any personal or workplace challenges.
  • Generous holiday entitlement with a buy more or sell some option
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Pension with additional matching employer contributions and Death in Service Benefit
  • Continuation of SPPA pension contributions and annual leave reckonable service for employees coming to the Hospice within 12 months of leaving the NHS
  • Discounted meals in our cafe prepared freshly every morning
  • Free access to Inverness Tennis Court Gym Facilities

Plus access to many more schemes and enhanced benefits.


Highland Hospice is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We accept and celebrate our team for who they are and welcome people of all races, disabilities, sex, gender identities and reassignment, sexual orientation, ages, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We keep our recruitment process simple and consider applicants on their abilities alone to ensure a fair interview process. If at any point throughout our process you require reasonable adjustments, please contact .

[email protected]

This post is subject to a PVG check.

Salary: £ 21,814 - £ 23,820 (pro-rata)

Holiday: 35 days per annum (including public holidays) (pro-rata)

Hours: 30 hours / week (part-time)

Applications should be marked Private & Confidential and submitted to:

HR Department, Highland Hospice, Ness House, 1 Bishop’s Road, Inverness, IV3 5SB, or by email

to: [email protected] by 12 noon, Wednesday 8 March 2023.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 15 March 2023 at Highland Hospice, Inverness.

Informal enquiries can be made to Louise Anderson, Nurse Manager on 01463 243132 ext 236.

Healthcare Assistant (P/T) Highland Hospice
NHS Scotland
London, United Kingdom
Amanda Pritchard
$5 to $25 million (USD)
10000+ Employees
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