Healthcare Assistant | Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 24 September 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 24 October 2021
Location: Nottingham, NG3 3AA
Company: Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3516767/186-066-21-YW-C

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The Trust provides a large range and diversity of adult secure services in the East Midlands as well as secure services in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw, Wathwood Hospital. The Division is in a unique position of providing its services across the full care pathway for several patient groups requiring forensic care. It is therefore part of two New Care Model programmes that aim to provide better support in the community and reduce reliance on secure beds to improve outcomes for service users and their families. The portfolio of High, Medium and Low Secure services are grouped as follows and include:

Services are delivered from a number of sites including:

High Secure inpatient beds at Rampton Hospital;

Medium Secure inpatient beds at Arnold Lodge & Wathwood Hospital

Low Secure inpatient beds at The Wells Road Centre

Community Forensic Services

Integrated Offender Health Services

Liaison with the Criminal Justice System in Nottinghamshire.

Nottinghamshire Low Secure and Community Forensic Directorate is a countywide specialist service, providing low secure treatment to adult male and female patients with an identifiable mental illness, personality disorder or intellectual disability and a history of offending behaviour.

The Directorate is based at the Wells Road Centre in Nottingham with 5 wards.
• Trent, Porchester & Thurland ward cater for male patients with a mental health diagnosis.
• The 4th male ward, Lister caters for those individuals with an Intellectual Disability Diagnosis.
• We also have 1 ward, Seacole which caters for 15 women with mental health issues.

We were awarded 2nd place in the 2019 Peer review for delivering services within low secure standards developed by the Forensic Quality network.

We have a Nottinghamshire wide community forensic team that supports our patients to continue to rehabilitate after hospital admission.'

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

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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This advert closes on Sunday 10 Oct 2021

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