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Night Healthcare Assistant Female DBT

St Andrew's Healthcare
Contract Type
Health & Medical
Night Enhancements
Expiry Date
07/01/2019 14:00:00
Night Healthcare Assistant – Women’s DBTFrom £16,485Career Level: Core Contributor (Band 2)Hours: 37.5We are currently transforming the

Job Description

Night Healthcare Assistant – Women’s DBT

From £16,485
Career Level: Core Contributor (Band 2)
Hours: 37.5

We are currently transforming the Charity and are introducing Integrated Practice Units (IPU's) as the vehicle to deliver 'Value Based Healthcare'. This will ensure our patients consistently get the best possible outcomes and local teams gain more control and responsibility.

This exciting opportunity is to work within an Integrated Practice Unit (IPU) delivering Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) for women with Borderline Personality Disorder. The DBT IPU provides treatment for women in a low secure setting moving them through locked rehab.

Your role with us

Healthcare assistants work in our Clinical Service area, 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

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 9th December 2018