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Senior Healthcare Assistant

Reference

PRI55967

Location

Priory Hospital Arnold, Ramsdale Park, Calverton Road, Arnold, Nottinghamshire NG5 8PT

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£20882.07 FTE

Hours

37.5 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

Priory Hospital Arnold, near Nottingham, provides acute and psychiatric intensive care services to those in need across Nottinghamshire. We work closely with referring Trusts to achieve minimum lengths of stay, and are able to provide an extension to NHS care pathways during times of fluctuating demand. The service offers a multidisciplinary team approach, working collaboratively to support patients through periods of crisis.

Job Advert Role Description

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 emotional occurrences are promptly referred to senior staff/the primary nurse and documented as appropriate.

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

• Prepared to take on additional responsibilities subject to service need and competence achievement such as Phlebotomy

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

• To assist in the maintenance of stock levels, including pharmaceutical products, not medicines.

• 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.

• 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. • Lead Training Role in the hospital (i.e. for PMVA)           

To assist Ward Manager and Charge Nurses with general administrative duties to ensure that the ward is compliant with the CQC regulated activities.       

To take on the role of mentor/buddy to new staff.

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.

Closing Date

17/12/2021