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Senior Healthcare Assistant




Life Works Community Ltd, The Grange, High Street, Old Woking, Surrey GU22 8LB

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert - Division Information

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health illness to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Job Advert Location Description

Life Works is part of the Priory Group and is a private 21 bedded non-acute short stay residential addiction, eating disorder and behavioural health hospital in Old Woking, Surrey.

Job Advert Role Description

 Assists qualified staff with the assessment and implementation of individual patient care plans undertaking routine
tasksand 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
asdressing, 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 
occurrencesare 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
• 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
• Develops and maintains a good professional relationship with patients, colleagues and visitors responding promptly
andcourteously 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
personsvisiting the ward are greeted and assisted in a welcoming and supportive manner.
• Lead Training Role in the hospital (i.e. for PMVA


Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


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.

No agencies please

If you forward any CV’s to the Priory Group and you are not on the Priory Group PSL and have not been asked to work on the above role we will accept the CV as a gift.

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