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Health Care Assiatant

Reference

PRI30813

Location

​Ty Cwm Rhondda,Tyntyla Avenue, Ystrad Rhondda, CF41 7SU

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

17010.68

Hours

37.5 - Including Shifts such as Evenings, Weekends & Nights

Job Advert Role Description

Ty Cwm Rhondda is a 20-bedded low secure mental health facility offering high quality assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services for males with complex mental health needs, serious mental illnesses including treatment-resistant presentations, and challenging behaviour.

We seek to work with individuals to stabilise their mental health and behaviours with the aim to maximise independence and promote reintegration into the community at the earliest opportunity.

Brief outline of the role (This should be a brief outline of the job role to complement the job description, please do not copy and paste the job description)

Assists qualified staff with the assessment and implementation of individual patient care plans undertaking routine tasks and activities as directed to facilitate the wellbeing, dignity and treatment of all patients.

• Provides practical support and responsive care to patients who require assistance with intimate personal needs such as dressing, bathing and toileting activities ensuring that such activities comply with procedures and the relevant healthcare legislation.

• Observes and monitors the wellbeing of patients ensuring that any unusual physical, mental or referred to senior staff/the primary nurse and documented as appropriate

• Provide specific interventions with patients as delegated by a Registered Nurse, and following training and competency attainment. Such interventions include Observation and Engagement with Patients, escorting patients on leave, and being involved in de-escalation and management of violence and aggression.

• Contribute to a team approach to patient care in conjunction with all members of the multidisciplinary team.

• Participate in regular ward meetings and attend other meetings as requested.

• To assist in the maintenance of stock levels, including pharmaceutical products.

• To assist in the maintenance of ward cleanliness and tidiness and adhere to infection control policy and procedures at all times.

• Develops and maintains a good professional relationship with patients, colleagues and visitors responding promptly and courteously to requests and enquiries.

• Help promote and maintain an environment conducive to meeting the needs of the patient / relatives and carers.

• Ensure service users are gaining a quality service that is value for their money.

• To receive and convey information from telephone or personal enquiries in a courteous manner and ensure all persons visiting the ward are greeted and assisted in a welcoming and supportive manner

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants.

Closing Date

30/09/2019