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Senior Healthcare Assistant

Reference

PRI62699

Location

Priory Hospital Middleton St George, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 1TS

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£9.88 per hour

Hours

37.5

Job Advert Location Description

The Priory Hospital Middleton St George is located close to Darlington, County Durham and provides individualised treatment and care for people with mental health needs of adults who present with complex and challenging behaviours, in a safe and supportive environment. Our comprehensive integrated services offer complete care pathways allowing service users to transfer effortlessly between the most appropriate care, meeting individual needs enabling recovery and re-engagement within the community and maximising life opportunities.

 

Our multi-disciplinary teams provide care for up to 101 male and female service users, working collaboratively with their commissioners, across our 7 wards and our nearby community house.  We deliver acute and  recovery and rehabilitation environment which includes a specialist female Personality Disorder service.  Our focus is on the delivery of excellent care, empowering service users to progress towards the least restrictive setting and towards independence.  Our vision is to place our Service Users at the heart of our service provision, working closely with them and their carers to support their recovery and rehabilitation

Job Advert Role Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Senior Healthcare Assistants to join our Healthcare teams at Middleton St George. As a Senior Healthcare Assistant you will support and assist qualified staff in the assessment, planning and implementation of patient care and you will deliver care to patient's as prescribed by individual care plans. As a rehabilitation and recovery focused ward, you will have the opportunity to work with Service Users with enduring mental health issues, and with them find ways to minimise/overcome the impact of illness on their daily lives. The Multi-disciplinary team work creatively with Service Users to achieve this.

 

The successful candidate will work along side the other Senior health care assistant to lead champion and mentor the team of health care assistants on site. The role will also involve observing and monitoring the well being of patients ensuring that any unusual physical, mental or emotional occurrences are promptly referred to senior staff/nurse in charge as appropriate.

 

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 day’s annual leave

Free meals whilst on duty

•           Free on-site parking

•           Access to our on-site gymnasium

•           Online benefits and cashback rewards

•           Cycle to work scheme

•           SMART Pension option

•           Local rewards and recognition programme open to all colleagues

•           Excellent staff break facilities in our bespoke new staff lounge

 

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a disclosure at the required level from the Disclosure & Barring Service. 

 

Visit our website www.priorygroup.com to apply.

Please contact Claire Mockler, Dalton/ Sycamore Ward Manager for further details on 01325 333192

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.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application.  Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 

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

Senior_Healthcare_Assistant_JD.pdf

Closing Date

30/06/2022