work for havens hospices

wellbeing & therapy assistant

Contract: Full Time 37.5 Hours
Location: Fair Havens in Day Hospice
Closing Date: Jun 14, 2019

It’s an exciting time in Daycare, our multi-disciplinary team is evolving to better meet the needs of our patients, their families and carers.

Fair Havens Daycare provides a friendly, relaxed environment for patients looking for help and support in enhancing their independence and quality of life. Specialist palliative care, hands-on care and guidance is available from our team of skilled Nurses, Doctors, Therapists, Chaplaincy and Family Support, who provide a wide range of services to meet the needs of our local community.

We are looking for a committed individual who, under the direction of the Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist, will assist in the provision of holistic care, support and therapeutic rehabilitation interventions for patients and their families accessing our Daycare services.

As a Wellbeing Assistant, you will create a welcoming, caring, safe and supportive environment for patients and families. You will be providing support with therapies and groups, such as mobility, breathlessness and relaxation, working in an enthusiastic and creative way, maximising the patient experience when attending Daycare. You will hold, or be studying towards, a NVQ 3 or equivalent in therapy related health or social care or have equivalent demonstrable experience.

New Fair Havens Hospice

This is an exciting and rewarding time to join us as we begin to build our new hospice.  It will incorporate 16 in-patient bedrooms, increase Day Hospice services, additional family support and beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds. Currently in the construction stage in Southend it will bring together a range of specialist services to support people through the journey of their illness, and as the end of their life approaches.

Havens Hospices Staff Benefits

  • 33 days annual leave (pro-rata) rising to 38 days with length of service (Including Bank Holidays)
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for pension and annual leave purchase
  • Competitive pension schemes and NHS pension for continuing members
  • Learning and Development team committed to personal and professional development, offering a number of education opportunities
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Wellbeing sessions (monthly)

Contact us today on 01702 220350 or email us