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Health Care Assistant - Sheridan Ward

Band 2

Main area
Band 2
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Hollins Park Hospital
£15,404 - £18,157 per annum
24/06/2018 23:59

Are you committed to providing outstanding patient care?

We have an opportunity for a caring, compassionate Health Care Assistant for Sheridan Ward. If you would like to support us in providing outstanding care, every time, we are keen to hear from you.

Northwest Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides treatment, support and guidance for a wide range of health issues, including physical, mental health and learning disability services. Sheridan ward is a sixteen bedded female acute ward providing assessment and treatment for women aged 18 and above who are suffering from an acute mental illness. The role of a Health Care Assistant is vital to ensure we deliver safe, high quality care to our service users.

As a must have you will be:

• Passionate about delivering high levels of care and supporting people with a range of mental health illnesses

• An effective communicator and listener

• Flexible in terms of delivering care within a variety of environments

• Work as part of a team

• Be able to use your own initiative and work independently, under the supervision of a qualified practitioner

• Have good numeracy and writing skills

Whilst experience of working with people who are experiencing mental health problems is not essential, it would be desirable. Previous experience of using computers would be helpful, but training will be supplied. We are keen to receive applications from experienced health care assistants, but most importantly we are looking for considerate, supportive individuals who listen and care.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Geoff Parr, Clinical Team Manager, Telephone 01925 664128

If you have problems applying, contact

01925 664431

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