Zest Care Assistant

Status: Permanent or Bank

Salary: £20,270 to £21,318 pro rata – Band 2

Closing Date: 10/10/2022

Hours:  Permanent (part time – weekend hours and Friday day time) or bank

Would you like to be part of an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team working with young adults living with progressive illness and complex health care needs?

Do you have a passion to make a difference to the lives of young people and their families?

St Elizabeth Hospice is looking to recruit enthusiastic and flexible team members to support young adults living with progressive illness and complex health care needs accessing Zest at St Elizabeth Hospice, including short breaks, Zest days and groups.

You will have a willingness to support young adults using person-centred care to plan activities and achieve their goals, and where appropriate encourage independence and self-management skills.

Whilst enabling the young adults to enjoy a fun and comfortable stay you will be required to assist in complex physical care and support.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Zest service at St Elizabeth Hospice, your local hospice at the heart of the community, and to be part of something special that is happening in Suffolk.

At least one year’s care experience is preferred, with full training provided to ensure you are competent and confident to support young adults with complex care needs.

For further information please read the attached job description and person specification or for an informal discussion please contact Cath Markham, Zest Lead Nurse/Team Leader on 01473 707014 or cath.markham@stelizabethhospice.org.uk

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted and invitation to interview will be sent by email.

Please only apply if you have the right to work in the UK – we do not offer Visa Sponsorship.

Thank you for your interest in St Elizabeth Hospice.


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