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Senior Healthcare Assistant

Reference

PRI23768

Location

Avalon, 13 Kyveilog Street, Pontcanna, Cardiff, South Wales, CF11 9JA

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£9.00 per hour

Hours

Full Time 39 hours per week

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

Avalon is a specialist residential home for adults with either a primary diagnosis of mental health and/or an associated learning disability. Located near to central Cardiff, the home is ideally located for safe, structured and gradual reintegration into the community along with good transport link to Cardiff city centre. Avalon is a six-bed specialist group home, providing short and long-term rehabilitation for service users who have a learning disability with previous or current mental health issues.

The unit is led by an effective multidisciplinary team, experienced in rehabilitation, recovery and caring for service users with complex needs. We are committed to providing a safe environment in which service users can explore freedom of choice and expression and make decisions associated with everyday living.

Job Advert Role Description

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.

 

We are currently looking to recruit a highly motivated Senior Healthcare Assistant at Avalon who has experience of providing practical and/or emotional support to adults with mental health problems, learning disabilities and behaviours that challenge

 

You will be required to:

 

Provide excellent standards of person-centred support to the people who use our service, maintaining the highest levels of privacy and respect, enabling them to lead as independent lives as possible and realise their potential.

 

Ensure that the people who use our service have any personal needs or requirements met; including personal care, participation in activities and support with daily living tasks.

 

To support people who use our service in achieving their outcomes in the way that they choose.

 

Complete daily administration including updating person-centred support & care plans, updating charts and completing accurate daily notes.

 

Through own professional behaviour, including adhering to policies and procedures, contributes to the maintenance of safety, security and confidentiality standards.

 

To undertake keyworking responsibility for individual service users, supporting the individual to plan goals and personal outcomes and ensure that these are comprehensively documented and reviewed.

 

Prior experience of working in a setting relevant to the service is required.

You will also be required to manage and lead a team of Healthcare Assistants through regular supervision and mentoring ensuring that a high standard of care is maintained.

Computer skills required to support the management team in completion with client reports for meetings.

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

Senior_Healthcare_Assistant_Senior_HCA__2018.pdf

Closing Date

29/11/2018