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Healthcare Assistant, Thornford Park Hospital

Job Reference: J265-A-19-3702

Elysium Healthcare
18129 - 18675 inclusive of location allowance

Elysium Healthcare brings together a unique approach to the delivery of care where the patient is embedded in the heart of all aspects of hospital life.

Our inclusive way of working has the patient as a true partner in their care. We recognise that each and every member of staff has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is with their dedication, passion and hard work that we can deliver excellent care programs that truly benefit the patients.

Elysium Healthcare has a network of over 40 services strategically placed across England and Wales.


Annual salary: £18129 (inclusive of £1619 Location Allowance)

Hours per week: 37.5 ( 3 Days on 4 Days Off )



Our Healthcare Assistant role involves:

  • Assisting qualified staff with the assessment and implementation of individual patient care plans
  • Undertaking routine tasks and activities as directed to facilitate the well-being, dignity and treatment of all patients
  • Providing practical support and responsive care to patients who require assistance with intimate personal needs such as dressing, bathing and toileting activities, ensuring that such activities comply with procedures and the relevant healthcare legislation
  • Observing and monitoring the well-being of patients ensuring that any unusual physical, mental or emotional occurrences are promptly referred to senior staff/the primary nurse and documented as appropriate
  • Developing and maintaining a good professional relationship with patients, colleagues and visitors
  • Responding promptly and courteously to requests and enquiries



To be successful as a Healthcare Assistant, you’ll need:

  • To be educated to a minimum NVQ 1 or O-Level/GCSE Grade D-G
  • Well-developed observational and listening skills

No experience is required as 2 week induction will cover all Mandatory and General training, however on-going training is available.

Please note that due to the remote location and lack of public transport available, applicants are required to have access to their own vehicle.



About our benefits


In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:


  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
  • £1,619 annual location allowance -* Included in the salary above
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Life Assurance
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Employee Assistance Services
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Career development
  • Voluntary Benefits


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