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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/01/2021.

Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: L28-HCA

Employer:
St Andrew’s Healthcare
Department:
Nursing / Healthcare Assistant
Location:
Northampton
Salary:
17,374

Healthcare Assistant – Low Secure and Specialist Rehabilitation

From £17,347 + Enhancements

Hours: 37.5

Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day

 

Why the low secure and specialist rehabilitation division

 

Our divisionis specially designed foradults over the age of 18 with Mental Health, Personality Disorders and challenging behaviour. These include patientswho might be a danger to themselves or others, or have committed serious offences. Thedivision provides treatment in both secure and specialist non-secure rehabilitation facilities. Our facilities, activities, therapies and services are designed with our patients, recovery and community reintegration in mind.

 

We believe every individual has strengths; our treatment programs build on these to help our service users recover. We want all patients in ourdivision to have the right care, treatment and support to be able to move into an environment of a lower security, and eventually return to the community.

 

Your role with us

 

Healthcare assistants work in our Clinical Service area, supporting staff teams in delivering and focusing on our Patients and their rehabilitation, daily activities and care. The role can be quite active and we would therefore require you to be able to cope with the demands of an active post.

 

Your profile

 

There are no set entry requirements to become a Healthcare Assistant but there are skills and personal characteristics needed. To be a Healthcare Assistant in mental health care, you will need to be:

 

  • Resilient
  • Caring and kind
  • Cheerful and friendly
  • Willing to do personal care tasks (washing, toileting, etc.) in some areas
  • Able to follow instructions and procedures
  • Able to work in a team but use your own initiative

    You'll also need:
  • Communication and listening skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Observational skills

    Rewards:-

    We offer an excellent benefits package including:
  • Pension
  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS
  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
  • Life cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to free vocational qualifications

    Closing Date 28th December 2020.



Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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