Location
The Dene, Gatehouse Lane, Goddards Green, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 9LE
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Bank
Salary
£9.13 per hour and enhanced weekend rates
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

The Dene Hospital is a specialist Hospital providing secure services for men and women with mental illness and/or personality disorder including both medium and low secure care environments. The hospital also has two High Dependency Units one male and one female We work with the most difficult patients and support them through their care pathway back into the community.  We have a strong care pathway via our medium secure, low secure and our new inpatient service for women with high dependency needs (HDU).

Our clinical programmes focus on:

  • Rehabilitation on-site and in the community and include programmes specifically focused on treating offending and challenging behaviours, minimising the risk to self and others
  • Building skills to increase independence to promote people stepping down to care in the least restrictive setting appropriate to their health

We have also have an overall rating of Good from the CQC ( January 2017)

Job Advert Role Description

At the Dene we are looking committed Bank workers who are passionate about offering high quality care to patients with mental health needs.

This role would suit someone who would like flexibility in their working pattern, allowing them to take shifts around other commitments and receive weekly pay.

You will be working as part of a team that includes a range of professionals and you will have the opportunity to work in a range of care settings at The Dene.

To be successful in this role you will need to have good communication skills, excellent team working skills, be highly self-motivated with a flexible and commonsense approach to problem solving, and have some appreciation of mental health problems.

Some of the benefits we offer are:

  • Free meals while on duty
  • Free onsite parking
  • Comprehensive onsite Training Induction and Annual refresher
  • Weekly Pay in Arrears
  • Flexible working
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.

Job Description
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