Health Care Assistant (Mental Health)

Job details
Posting date: 14 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £19,737 - £21,142 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 14 May 2021
Location: Norwich, NR4 7UY
Company: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3083948/234-21-M050

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A Vacancy at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

*Substantive and Fixed Term/Secondment contracts available*

Are you an experienced mental health practitioner looking to work in a busy, fast paced environment?

Would you like to work with a large multi-disciplinary team who help to care for over 120,000 patients per year?

The Emergency Department at NNUH is seeking to recruit highly dedicated and passionate individuals to join our team as Health Care Assistants for Mental Health. Our Emergency Department is the busiest in the East of England which means no two days are the same.

This role is key in continuing our #JourneytoOutstanding and ensuring that patients are at the heart of everything we do. We’re looking for an individual with excellent communication skills who is capable of providing the highest possible standard of patient care.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Previous experience working in a Care/Nursing assistant role
• City and Guilds NVQ Level 3 in Care/Health and Social Care or the equivalent experience
• Some previous experience in mental health specific care role / working with people with complex mental health needs
• Great communication skills with the ability to work well under pressure/in a fast paced environment

If you have the experience and qualities we are looking for, we would love to hear from you!

Please note our rotas cover 24 hours a day, 7 days a week service. You will rotate between days, nights and weekend working over a 12 hour shift.

To support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service, all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate NNUH’s ‘PRIDE’ values of People focused, Respect, Dedication, Integrity and Excellence.

** If you are considering applying for this post on a secondment basis, please discuss with your Line Manager prior to applying to ascertain whether this could be supported. **

Full and Part Time hours available.

*Interview date:Saturday 24th April 2021*

Open to applications: 14th April 2021

Closes to applications: 18th April 2021

This advert closes on Sunday 18 Apr 2021

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