Healthcare Assistant - Band 2

Job details
Posting date: 05 November 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £17,652 to £19,020 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 24 November 2019
Location: Stroud, GL5 4SA
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 327-19-391

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Job Title – Health Care Assistant

Base – Berkeley House, Stroud

Salary – £17,652 - £19,020 per annum

Hours per week – 37.5

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a determined and flexible person to join our multi-disciplinary team working with people with a learning disability.

Berkeley House is a seven bedded assessment and treatment unit located in Stroud that currently supports individuals who have a learning disability and who exhibit behaviours that challenge.

We are looking for an individual to join our team who is keen to make a difference to people’s quality of life, who is flexible and who wants to have the chance to expand their knowledge of supporting very individual people. This includes expanding people’s skills, quality of life and community presence.

We offer the opportunity to progress your skills and knowledge by supporting you complete the Care Certificate as well as giving the opportunity to work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of experienced professionals. You will receive direct supervision and partake in reflective practice / training on a regular basis and be required to meet the Care Certificate standards.

If shortlisted it is strongly advised to come and have a look round and discuss with staff the unit and its remit prior to attending interview

As a Health Care Assistant/ Support Worker you will be responsible for participating and assisting in the delivery of care / services to patients and service users as part of a Mental Health and Social Care Health Service. Health Care Assistant, Social Care Workers and other Healthcare Support Workers employed by the Trust are required to follow the guidance set out in Code of Conduct for Health Care Assistants/ Health Care Support Workers to provide safe and compassionate care of a high standard, and to challenge others who are not. You will receive direct supervision and partake in reflective practice / training on a regular basis and be required to meet the Care Certificate standards.

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Closing date: 24th October 2019

Shortlisting date: 25th October 2019

For more information about this role, please don’t hesitate to contact Simon Eddy, (Manager), Jane Ffoulkes or Steph Sims (Deputy Managers) on 01453 563100

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document ‘2gether NHS Foundation Trust Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice’ prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render him/her liable to dismissal.

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