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Health care assistant

Job Reference: 184-CYGEN32

Employer:
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Mental Health
Location:
St Andrews Ward, Wells
Salary:
Band 3 scale

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated individual to join our team to work in our adult acute inpatient ward currently which has achieved AIMS accreditation.

You will have outstanding communication skills, be a team player, able to work innovatively and be highly committed to providing holistic care with a passion to improve the patient experience.

You will be able to apply the philosophies of engagement and recovery in your work with service users.

The role involves responsibility for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of holistic care and the promotion of issues of equality and diversity in accordance with good practice and legislation.

The successful candidates must have a specific interest in working with acute mentally ill people and a specific interest in increasing knowledge in this area.

You must be approachable and sensitive to the issues faced by people with mental health problems.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Emma Corrigan, Martin Fry or Claire Cook

01749 836609




Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading.

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff. With this in mind, we offer a range of staff benefits including:

Excellent annual leave entitlement

Relocation package – up to £8,000

Enhanced rates of pay

NHS Pension Scheme

Free parking on most of our sites

NHS discounts

Training and development

Flexible working

Paid registration fees for the 1st year for newly qualified staff

For more information please contact the recruitment team on 01278 432008.

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These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing and with the Data Protection Act (2018) principles especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). Other principles under Data Protection will be observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII).

If successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the Somerset Partnership to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).


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.



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