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Senior Healthcare Assistant - O'Connell South ward

Organisation
St Andrew's Healthcare
Reference
21523
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Health & Medical
Location
Northampton
Expiry Date
17/06/2019 16:43:00
Senior Healthcare Assistant – Dementia and HD IPU O’Connell South ward Band 3, NorthamptonFrom £18,325 - £21,500  plus enhancementsHours:

Job Description

Senior Healthcare Assistant – Dementia and HD IPU O’Connell South ward

Band 3, Northampton
From £18,325 - £21,500  plus enhancements
Hours: 37.5 – Full time, fully flexible

Are you looking to work in a new and exciting environment specifically designed with dementia care at the forefront? We are looking for a motivated individual who has the ability to work under pressure and rise to any challenge!
Lowther Dementia Hub is due to Open early 2020; O’Connell South are looking for a Senior Healthcare assistant to be part of this exciting new venture.

O’Connell South are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated person to join our forward thinking team.  We pride ourselves in supporting patients with high levels of challenging behaviours through their pathway from admission to discharge. We offer person centered, holistic care with support from a team of Doctors, nurses, Occupational therapists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Physiotherapist, Speech and Language therapists and dieticians. Service users require support with personal care, feeding, accessing fresh air and engaging in therapeutic activities. 

Your role
As a senior Health Care Assistant, you will provide support that positively impacts the health and wellbeing of service users. Throughout the service user’s journey, you will provide a high standard of care, working in line with the individuals treatment programme. 
In addition to this you will support and mentor other HCA’s and be aligned to additional areas of practice as champions or representatives. You will play a key role in designated areas to support and improve practice on the wards.

Your profile
O’Connell South are looking to recruit senior HCA who is:
·         Passionate
·         Reliable
·         Motivated
·         Interested in making a positive difference
·         Resilient
·         Supportive of others and keen to develop others
·        Responsible and committed
·         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    

 
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 19th May 2019