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Care Assistant - In Patient Unit

  • Part time
  • £23,362 – £25,368 pro-rata
  • Ayr, Ayrshire
  • Closing 29th May 2023

  • Advertised from 11th May 2023
  • BAND: 2. HOURS: 22.5, over 2-3 days. DURATION: Permanent
  • AH 06-23


Do you want to care in an environment where you can deliver true person-centred high-quality care?

Do you want to go home after a shift feeling like you have made a difference?

Come and join Ayrshire Hospice team making today matter for patients and families across Ayrshire. We currently have vacancies for Care Assistant posts within our In-Patient Unit.

By joining The Ayrshire Hospice, you will have the opportunity to work within the team who aim to make a real difference to people’s life’s by helping provide physical, spiritual and psychosocial care to patients who have a life limiting illness and their families.

We are looking for a compassionate, enthusiastic and hardworking care assistant to come and join our friendly, committed in-patient team at The Ayrshire Hospice to provide individualised and rewarding high-quality care.

We offer great training, support and development to all our staff with regular PDP reviews, reflection sessions and inhouse training. We have an excellent staff to patient ratio which allows staff the ability to give individuals the care they require and provide support to them and their families.

The in-patient unit has 11 beds and accepts referrals for symptom management, MDT assessment, respite and end of life care. We are currently based within East Ayrshire Community Hospital in Cumnock on a temporary basis until the completion of building work within our previous base at Racecourse Road in Ayr (2024). We will then return to a bespoke and specifically designed unit which will have all the requirements to care for our patients in the best way possible.

The full job description can be viewed here along with our terms and conditions

Informal enquiries can be made to Gemma Kerr at or on 01292269200.

Application notes

To download an application for please see below

Completed applications should be emailed to . For any questions or for further information on the application process.

Closing Date: 29th May 2023

Interview Date: 14th June 2023

Please note CV’s or NHS Application Forms are not accepted.

Scottish Charity No. 011390

Registered Office: 29 Miller Road, Ayr, KA7 2AX