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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/07/2021.

Healthcare Assistant

Job Reference: 267-SS3271355

Employer:
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Specialised Services
Location:
Marlborough House, Milton Keynes
Salary:
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


We are seeking to recruit a Healthcare Assistant to join our team based at Marlborough House (Milton Keynes).

Marlborough House has two wards, a 20-bedded forensic adult acute ward and 8 bedded ward (with a rehabilitation culture) offering services to people suffering from enduring mental illness. We work within the principals of the recovery model and encourage families’ involvement with those in our care.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute and participate under supervision in the assessment, planning, implementing and evaluation of care and treatment for people with mental health problems.

This post attracts an RSU Lead of £1,446 per annum on top of your annual salary.

It is mandatory for you to complete Management of Violence Aggression Training, Breakaway Training and other training directly related to the job.

You will work a rotating shift pattern to cover our 24 hours 7 day a week service. All candidates must be computer literate.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAdewale Ajao

Job titleWard Manager

Email addressAdewale.Ajao@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk

Telephone number01865 901088




  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.

  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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