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Location
Kent House - Kent House hospital and school,Crockenhill Road,St Mary Cray,Orpington, Kent BR5 4EP
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
Salary
£8.10 per hour
Hours
37.5
Job Advert - Division Information

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Job Advert Location Description

Kent House is a 12-bedded Tier 4 low secure hospital for young people aged 12 – 18 years with mental health, behavioural or psychological difficulties, and an OFSTED-registered school which supports the young people with educational attainment.

The service is set in a rural environment with close links and transport to the local community and amenities.

We provide care for the young people admitted to Kent House Hospital in the least restrictive way and we adhere to the values and principles of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS). We are members of the Quality Network for Inpatient Camhs to measure and improve the quality of our care and treatment.

 

 

 

Job Advert Role Description

Key duties:

  • Take all possible precautions to safeguard the welfare and safety of staff young people and visitors.
  • Ensure that the boundaries of confidentiality are maintained at all times.
  • Ensure that all confidential information about young people, personnel, suppliers etc., is used only in connection with their duties as authorised and ensures that such information is kept secure and out of reach of unauthorised persons.
  • Ensure that any incidents or accidents are reported and recorded in accordance with Kent House Hospital guidelines.
  • To assist  in the completion of audits
  • To assist in the development and delivery of the hospital’s cleaning and domestic schedules.
  • Maintain a working environment that promotes team effort and encourages initiative and innovation in the delivery of patient care.
  • To ensure all documentation is completed
  • To wear correct uniform and PPE’s required for individual tasks.

The post holder:

  • Will maintain high professional standards at all times.
  • Will participate in the development and maintenance of standards within Kent House Hospital

Education, Training and Development

  • Will attend as and when required any statutory and mandatory training.
  • Will attend any other training courses provided for performance development within the context of the role.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work flexibility
  • Basic Literacy skills
  • Common sense approach to problem solving.
  • Basic numeracy skills
  • Motivation and initiative
  • Some appreciation of Mental Health problems.

The role includes working weekends and bank holidays as per rota

Qualifications

  • Education to GCSE Standard

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Career development
  • Personal health insurance
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Voluntary Benefits   
Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date
21/02/2018

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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