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Healthcare Worker

Reference

PRI40366

Location

Mill Garth Hospital, Millpond Lane, Meanwood, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS6 4RA

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£8.83 per hour

Hours

Full time shift pattern

Job Advert - Division Information

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED PEOPLE LIKE YOU!!

Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

Division DBS info

Mill Garth Hospital is a 21-bedded locked rehabilitation and recovery service suitable for men aged 18 years and over. The hospital focuses on active rehabilitation and recovery for those with mental illnesses and personality disorders.

We believe that anyone with a mental health condition should be given the best chance possible to lead a happy and fulfilling life, and our aim is to provide individuals with the confidence and skills to move or return to the community.


A critical member of the Ward team, supporting and assisting Registered Nurses in the assessment, planning and implementation of patient care. Delivering care to the patient as prescribed by the individual care plans and liaising with family members as appropriate.
Main Duties:
• 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 emotional occurrences are promptly 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.
• Must have previous care experience
Knowledge/ Education/ Skills:
• Educated to a minimum NVQ 1 or GCSE’s in Mathematics and English.
• Understands the need for strict confidentiality
• Basic IT literacy
 

Closing Date

31/12/2020