Bank HCA Level 2

Bank Health Care Assistant Level 2– Inpatient Unit Taunton

Salary £10.25 per hour *

*Includes 14% unsocial hours’ enhancement

Are you a Healthcare Assistant who shares and believes in our values and wants to make a positive difference by working with an innovative and respected organisation which delivers highest quality support to people affected by life-limiting illnesses across Somerset?

St Margaret's Hospice has ambitious plans to reach more people who need our specialist care and these roles within our inpatient unit are key to our success. If you hold an NVQ 2 qualification or equivalent, have a minimum of one year working as a health care assistant or similar, previous experience of working in a palliative care environment is desirable, have excellent communication skills and are wanting to make a difference by providing outstanding palliative nursing care, we would love to hear from you.

The role will include shifts working across the 24-hour period including rotation onto night duty.

In return we offer a rewarding role in a stimulating and positive working environment, the opportunity to develop new skills, and the satisfaction of being an integral part of the St. Margaret’s team helping make each day count for individuals and families in Somerset. Some of the benefits we provide include:

  • The opportunity to remain in NHS pension scheme if already contributing (or have been within last 12 months). Alternatively, you can join the Hospice pension plan.
  • Free car parking
  • Confidential free 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme
  • Counselling
  • Support
  • Information and Advice
  • Vitality wellbeing health promotions

We positively welcome enquiries to look around our Inpatient Unit to discuss what the role entails.

For further information about the role please contact Sarah Manges – Lead Nurse on 01823 333822 or email

For full details and to apply go to

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Closing date: Friday 30 October 2020

Interviews: TBC

These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and an appropriate Enhanced Disclosure application will be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check previous spent and unspent convictions that are not subject to filtering rules introduced on 29 May 2013.

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