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Healthcare Assistant - Birmingham

St Andrew's Healthcare
Contract Type
Health & Medical
Expiry Date
23/04/2019 11:56:00
Healthcare Assistant - BirminghamFrom £16,485 plus enhancements (Career Level: Core Contributors - Band 2)Full time - 37.5 hours per week St

Job Description

Healthcare Assistant - Birmingham
From £16,485 plus enhancements
(Career Level: Core Contributors - Band 2)
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
St Andrew’s Birmingham is a 128 bedded adult mental healthcare facility, located in Stirchley and comprises of eight units, which cover medium and low security.  Six of the wards provide services for Men; the remaining two low secure wards provide services for Men with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Women respectively.
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
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
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to free vocational qualifications  
Closing date: Sunday 21st April 2019.