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Mental Healthcare Assistant

Reference

PRI57299

Location

Stockton Hall, The Village, Stockton-on-the-Forest, York, YO32 9UN

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£18,067.55

Hours

37.5

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.

Job Advert Location Description

Priory Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK.

Stockton Hall Hospital is a medium secure 112 bedded unit spanning over 7 wards, caring for people with mental illness, personality disorders and learning disabilities.

 

 

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking to recruit personable, flexible and motivated Health Care Assistants to support our diverse team including Psychiatrists, Nursing, Occupational therapists, social workers and Psychologists, with the delivery of care to a diverse group of service users with varying degrees of mental health issues in a medium secure facility.

You will be involved in;

•           Assisting in the implementation of agreed care plans under the supervision of trained nurses. Acting as an associate nurse to support the patients to meet their goals agreed within the care plans

•           Participating as a member of the nursing team in the delivery of care as agreed in individual care plans.

•           Developing therapeutic relationships with service users, remaining conscious of the limits and boundaries of a professional relationship.

•           Completing all relevant documentation in accordance with the priory’s Recruitment’s procedures and professional guidelines

•           Ensuring patients’ rights to confidentiality are respected and that Priory’s professional policies are adhered to.

•           Supporting patients to achieve their full recovery potential which includes, supervising some community activity

•           Support the safe and secure management of our patients by working within the risk assessments and Positive Behaviour Plans 

 

You will be expected to;

•           Demonstrate personal resilience whilst demonstrating care and compassion 

•           Complete an initial 2 week full induction with our onsite training Team

•           Complete online learning via the Priory Academy

•           Successfully complete a full 3 day physical restraint course (RRI)

•           Successfully complete expected training throughout your career

 

 

What we’d like from you:

 

•           previous experience within a healthcare setting desirable

•           A strong sense of responsibility

•           Reliable & trustworthy

•           Willingness to learn

•           Effective communication skills

•           Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude

•           Quality orientation

 

 

 

What we’d like to give you:

 

•           A competitive salary

•           Disclosure check cost coverage

•           Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•           Enhanced Maternity pay inline with NHS.

•           25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (Calculated as 247.5 hours per year)

•           Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave

•           Online benefits and cashback rewards

•           Cycle to work scheme

•           SMART Childcare Vouchers

•           SMART Pension option

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

28/02/2022