Healthcare Assistant Opportunities
|Post Name||Healthcare Assistant Opportunities|
|Company Name||St Andrew’s Healthcare|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Working Hours||8 Hour|
|Location||Northampton, England, United Kingdom NN1|
|Min. Salary||GBP 20535|
|Max. Salary||GBP 20535 Per Year|
|Qualification||High School Diploma|
Our division is specially designed for adults over the age of 18 with Mental Health, Personality Disorders, and challenging behavior. These include patients who might be a danger to themselves or others or have committed serious offenses.
The division provides treatment in both secure and specialist non-secure rehabilitation facilities. Our facilities, activities, therapies, and services are designed with our patients, recovery, and community reintegration in mind.
We believe every individual has strengths; our treatment programs build on these to help our service users recover. We want all patients in our division to have the right care, treatment, and support to be able to move into an environment of lower security and eventually return to the community.
Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence every single day.
Your role with us
Healthcare Assistants work in our Clinical Service area, supporting staff teams in delivering and focusing on our Patients and their rehabilitation, daily activities, and care. The role can be quite active and we would therefore require you to be able to cope with the demands of an active post.
There are no set entry requirements to become a Healthcare Assistant but there are skills and personal characteristics needed. To be a Healthcare Assistant in mental health care, you will need to be:
- Caring and kind
- Cheerful and friendly
- Willing to do personal care tasks (washing, toileting, etc.) in some areas
- Able to follow instructions and procedures
- Able to work in a team but use your own initiative
You’ll also need
- Communication and listening skills
- Organizational skills
- Observational skills
We offer an excellent benefits package including a Pension Sickness policy on par with the NHS Access to the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts schemes 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays).
Increasing to 41 after 10 years’ service Life covers an Electric Car lease scheme Cycle to work scheme Healthcare cash plan; Free parking; Paid DBS application Access to free vocational qualifications. On-site facilities such as gym and swimming pool access and cafés all set within beautiful grounds.