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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/10/2021.

Healthcare Assistant Birmingham WorkChoice (Bank)

Job Reference: L28-A-21-8091

St Andrew’s Healthcare

St Andrew’s Healthcare, Birmingham WorkChoice (Bank) HCA: From £9.14 per hour, plus enhancements.


We are a specialist secure service located in Stirchley, Birmingham, for adults with mental health disorder. Our service consists of 8 wards: Men’s Low and Medium Secure and Female Low Secure.

WorkChoice staff are considered a great and valuable part of the team at St Andrew’s. Being part of WorkChoice is a great way of working within the Charity with the flexibility of choosing hours that suit your lifestyle. We promote equality and we are proud of our diverse team.


Your role with us:

As a Healthcare Assistant, you will be required to support the nursing and clinical team with the planned care and treatment of service users and in that, supporting their recovery. You will support in service users’ daily living and activities. You will have a compassionate and positive approach to service users and colleagues in line with St Andrew’s CARE values: Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. The role is demanding but extremely rewarding.

We would especially welcome applicants who are skilled and experienced working with women with mental disorder, as we are looking to strengthen our existing expertise within our Women’s service.

You will be required to commit to a minimum of four shifts per month and complete a six month probation period. There are shifts available seven days a week for both day and night shifts.


Qualities we look for:

  • Resilience
  • Professionalism
  • Ability to follow our CARE values
  • Ability to follow instructions and procedures
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Observational skills


As well as the opportunity to work with a fantastic team, successful applicants will be offered the following:

  • Paid DBS
  • Full and thorough induction to the charity.
  • Full MAPA training
  • Both instructor led and electronic core skills training.
  • Care Certificate
  • Enhanced pay for unsociable hours.
  • Online shift booking access
  • Free parking

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