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Reference

PRI18778

Location

Priory Hospital Southampton, Hythe Road, Marchwood, Southampton, SO40 4WU

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£16,965.00, plus 20% enhancement for evening and weekends

Hours

37.5 hrs p/wk ( part time available)

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

 

Job Advert Location Description

Set back within 15 acres of landscaped gardens, the tranquil environment of the Priory Hospital Southampton offers therapeutic and recovery focused residential treatment as well as day care and outpatient services. The hospital also provides a specialist inpatient service for children and adolescents.

Priory Hospital Southampton provides 40 beds across 3 wards.  The  services provided at the hospital include Addictions Treatment, young peoples ward (CAMHs) and treatment of most psychiatric conditions and Eating Disorders.

We have a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists..

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Healthcare Assistant with experience or keen interest in working with adolescents or adults, to work alongside our multi-disciplinary team ensuring the wellbeing and care of patients within our CAMHS or general acute wards.

The successful candidate will support and assist qualified staff in the assessment, planning and implementation of patient care, the provision of practical support and responsive care to patients who require assistance with personal and therapeutic needs and facilitation of recreational activities.

The successful applicants will be able to demonstrate their skills and experiences in observing and monitoring the well being of patients ensuring that any unusual occurrences are promptly referred to senior staff/the primary nurse and documented as appropriate.

We offer excellent working conditions and a range of benefits, including excellent training opportunities, a contributory pension scheme, competitive salary, subsidised meals and career development and support.

 

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

11/07/2018