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Healthcare Assistant - O'Connell South ward

Organisation
St Andrew's Healthcare
Reference
21282
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Health & Medical
Location
Northampton
Expiry Date
21/03/2019 14:29:00
Healthcare Assistant - O'Connell South ward Dementia & Huntington's Disease IPUBased:  NorthamptonFrom £16,485 plus enhancements (Career Level: Core Contributor - Band

Job Description

Healthcare Assistant - O'Connell South ward Dementia & Huntington's Disease IPU
Based:  Northampton
From £16,485 plus enhancements (Career Level: Core Contributor - Band 2)
Full time fully flexible - 37.5 hours per week
 
O’Connell South is a 13 bed unit for Older adult males with a diagnosis of dementia and other neurological conditions.  O’Connell south offers person centred, holistic care with support from a multi-disciplinary team including doctors, occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, dieticians, Speech and language therapist.  Patients require support with personal care, accessing fresh air, feeding and engaging in therapeutic activities. 
 
Working at St Andrew’s Healthcare
 
We’re the largest independent provider of services to the NHS, a unique mental health charity aspiring to deliver truly world-class care. Our focus is transforming lives through ground breaking treatment and rehabilitation, with surpluses re-invested in our outstanding facilities. You’ll find a welcoming, inclusive culture here, inspired by the shared values of our team. Everyone has their part to play in the amazing work we do – you’ll have every opportunity to get what you want from your career.
 
Your role with us
 
Healthcare Assistants work in all areas of our Clinical Services, supporting staff teams in delivering and focusing on our Patients and their rehabilitation, daily activities and care. The role can be quite active and we would therefore require you to be able to cope with the demands of an active post.
 
Your profile
 
Applications are welcomed from well-motivated individuals who are flexible, able to demonstrate high standards of care and who possess excellent written and verbal communication skills alongside good IT literacy. You will need to have resilience to work in a secure healthcare setting and this will help you meet the challenges and expectations of working as a Healthcare Assistant.
 
Rewards
 
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 24th February 2019