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Healthcare Assistant

Reference

PRI41899

Location

Priory Hospital Bristol, Heath House Lane, Stapleton, BS16 1EQ

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£17,861.21 Hourly Rate: £9.14 (plus enhancements)

Hours

Full Time 37.5 per week (Worked over a varied shift pattern that will include Nights & Weekends)

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Hospital Bristol offers calming and recovery focused inpatient treatment for up to 68 service users as well as day care and outpatient services. Personalised treatment programmes are delivered by our multidisciplinary team, specialising in the management and treatment of acute and complex mental health problems.

You will be involved in the personal care and meeting the psychological needs of a diverse group of service users with varying degrees of mental and physical issues. You will be caring and attentive with the skills to build strong and trusting relationships with people. It is also important that you work well in a team as you will work alongside qualified nurses and staff from other professions.

We are seeking experienced Healthcare Assistant/Support Workers to work on our newly opening Adult Male Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), 37.5 hours per week, working days and nights on rotation.

 

We are looking to recruit personable, flexible and motivated Healthcare Assistants (“HCA”) to support our qualified staff with the delivery of care to our patients. You will be involved in the personal care and meeting the psychological needs of a diverse group of adult males with acute psychiatric presentations.  As a HCA, you'll be under the guidance of a qualified healthcare professional, usually a nurse, and work with doctors, psychologists and a range of other healthcare professionals.  The main contact you'll have, though, is with the people in our care.  Your experience and on-going Priory training will prepare you to deal with any difficult situations that may occur, teaching you how to handle such situations safely using de-escalation techniques and supporting your team.

 

You will need experience of working in lively, sometimes volatile situations, and are prepared to work in fast paced environment.

 

Experience Required:

Previous experience within a male PICU healthcare setting desirable

A strong sense of responsibility & ownership

Willingness to learn

Excellent written and face to face communication skills

Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude

 

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Disclosure check cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Pension option

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants.

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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.

Job Description

Healthcare_Assistant_HCA__2018.pdf

Closing Date

03/11/2020