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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/04/2020.

Male Healthcare Assistant, Victoria Gardens

Job Reference: J265-A-20-5796

Elysium Healthcare
£16,965 - £18,944

About Us

Elysium is a young dynamic company with a passion for the delivery of high quality patient care, led and delivered by management and clinical teams with enormous healthcare experience.

We specialise in providing Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and Neurological Care and currently over 50 services across England and Wales.

We recognise that to provide exceptional care to our patients, we need exceptional staff - and that could be you!

A multidisciplinary team work together to develop personalised programmes within the hospitals care pathways. By adopting an enabling approach and social care model, the team can support services users to achieve and maintain optimum functioning and place high emphasis on maximising their quality of life.

We are actively encouraging male Healthcare Worker applicants to apply, to ensure that we are fully able to accommodate the needs of our service users in the most efficient manner.

Due to Victoria Gardens being a newly open hospital, you may also be required to work at our other sites in the North West.

We are seeking males only due to the nature and needs of the service.

About The Role

We are looking for motivated individuals who are seeking a rewarding role, as part of a service that makes a difference. You will be a people person with a strong desire and passion to work in a truly unique and dynamic organisation, providing the best possible care to our service users. This is an outstanding opportunity to start your career in mental health for one of the UK's largest healthcare providers.

Duties include:

  • Supporting patients with the daily activities
  • Assisting with ward based activities and events
  • Delivering outstanding, personalised care to our patients
  • Ensuring the best possible quality of life
  • Promoting empowerment and independence
  • Supporting the nurse in charge with the running of the shift

Don't worry if you do not have any previous experience, as full training with be given!

About You

You will need:

  • A true passion to work in mental health
  • A positive, can-do attitude
  • A flexible approach to care
  • A willingness to learn
  • Commitment to your own development
  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent GCSE/O Levels and above
  • A sense of humour

You may also:

  • Have experience of working within a care environment
  • An understanding of mental health care
  • A recognised Health & Social Care NVQ or equivalent
  • A recognised mental health related qualification or training

The Good Bit

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will get:

  • A competitive starting salary of £16,965 per annum, reviewed annually
  • 25 days holidays + bank holidays and your birthday off
  • Free meals on shift
  • Free on-site parking (first come, first served)
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • A commitment from Elysium Healthcare to your development
  • Staff benefits including lease care hire, holiday vouchers & discounts
  • The chance to work for a young, dynamic and truly unique organisation

Please not, all applicants are required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check and provide a minimum of 2 references covering the last 3 years of employment/education


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