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Bank Healthcare Assistant

Reference

PRI53497

Location

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

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Bank

Salary

£9.06

Hours

BANK

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 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) on a bank working basis.

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.

Division DBS info

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

31/10/2021