Healthcare Assistant - Rampton Hospital | Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 23 April 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £22,816 - £24,336 per annum, pro rata (+£7,000 High Secure Allowance)
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 23 May 2024
Location: Retford, DN22 0PD
Company: Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6253817/186-098-24-FS-A

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Rampton Hospital is one of three high secure hospitals in England and Wales, with three national services. With long term support and relationship building at the forefront of what we do, if you want to make a difference to our patients lives this is the role for you. We are looking for Male's to join our growing team of Healthcare Asssistants.

HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT | £29,816 to £31,336 per annum (Inclusive of High Secure Allowance)

We are the only hospital in the country to provide high secure care to patients who are women, who are deaf or who have Learning Disabilities, alongside our Mental Health and Personality Disorder treatment pathways.

We actively encourage BAME and male applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams.

As a Health Care Assistant at Rampton High Secure Hospital you will work under the supervision of a registered nurse, carrying out assigned tasks to directly care for our patients.

You will be assisting with the daily activities that support the physical and mental health of our patients. This may be promoting hygiene, ensuring they are ready for mealtimes, ready to undertake their therapy or activities.

You will be working in a highly demanding environment in which, daily, you will come across complex and emotionally challenging situations. You should be able to understand relational security, have personal resilience and be able to manage the complexity that a high secure environment brings.

You will be required to work 13 hour days over 3 shifts in a 7-day week. The shifts are day or night (24/7, 365 days per year). Part time work is available however shift flexibility is required in addition to working a share of weekends and bank holidays. Flexibility is offered through roster requests. Rosters are set 12 weeks in advance to support planning.

Do you want to make a difference?

Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career. Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people – our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Benefits of working at Rampton Hospital:
• A Trust allowance of £7,000 per annum will be paid in addition to your salary.
• Annual leave of 27 days plus bank holidays (this will increase up to 33 days depending on NHS service and in accordance with A4C terms and conditions)
• Pension scheme
• No DBS charges to pay
• Flexible working including long days
• A superb Health and Well-Being team to access to support your transition into Rampton
• Robust induction and training
• Free car parking – with a limited number of electric points if charging required
• Lots of green space around the hospital aiding mental wellbeing
• Access to gym and swimming pool and gym classes at certain times
• Close to A1 for ease of commuting

We provide a range of treatment pathways for patients with complex needs including psychological, occupational and educational approaches to support their recovery.

As a Healthcare Assistant you will be:
• Providing and maintaining a high standard of care, facilitating therapeutic / meaningful activities for patients on the ward.
• Involved in escorting patients on out of grounds visits
• Liaising closely with other health and social care professionals as well as patients, relatives, and carers.
• Undertaking, record, and report clinical observations as directed by registered staff.
• Always act in a manner to promote and safeguard the interests and wellbeing of patients.
• Actively promote a responsible caring attitude at all times, treating all patients with dignity and respect.

Please include the following in your supporting statement on your application:
• What you know about Rampton Hospital and why you want to work at Rampton Hospital
• Understanding/ experience of working with people with mental health issues or learning disabilities
• Any experience you feel is relevant or you will be able to bring to the role

We actively encourage BAME and male applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams.

This advert closes on Monday 29 Apr 2024

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